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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.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||70 years|
|Birthday||February 21, 1933|
|Death date||April 21, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.Nina Simone
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.Nina Simone
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.Nina Simone
I didn’t get interested in music. It was a gift from God.Nina Simone
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.Nina Simone