How Nina Simone Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Nina Simone reached the respectable age of 70 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Jazz Singer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer, civil rights activist, pianist, and arranger who worked in many genres, including blues and jazz and who covered “Strange Fruit.” She was nominated for fifteen Grammy Awards over the course of her career.

She married Don Ross in 1958 and, after their divorce in 1960, she remarried Andrew Stroud in 1961. She had a daughter named Lisa Celeste Stroud.

How did Nina Simone die?

Nina Simone's death was caused by Cancer.

Information about the death of Nina Simone
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death70 years
ProfessionJazz Singer
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1933
Death dateApril 21, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.

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I think that the artists who don’t get involved in preaching messages probably are happier – but you see, I have to live with Nina, and that is very difficult.

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I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about… Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important.

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I didn’t get interested in music. It was a gift from God.

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What I was interested in was conveying an emotional message, which means using everything you’ve got inside you sometimes to barely make a note, or if you have to strain to sing, you sing.

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