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Nina Simone


Born
in Tryon, North Carolina, The United States
February 21, 1933

Died
April 21, 2003

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Eunice Kathleen Waymon, better known by her stage name Nina Simone, was a fifteen-time Grammy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist.

Although she disliked being categorized, Simone is generally classified as a jazz musician. Simone originally aspired to become a classical pianist, but her work covers an eclectic variety of musical styles besides her classical basis, such as jazz, soul, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop music. Her vocal style is characterized by intense passion, a loose vibrato, and a slightly androgynous timbre, in part due to her unusually low vocal range which veered between the alto and tenor ranges (occasionally even reaching baritone lows). Sometimes known as the High Priestes
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I Put a Spell on You: The A...

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4.08 avg rating — 1,680 ratings — published 1991 — 9 editions
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Very Best Of Nina Simone (P...

4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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The Nina Simone Piano Songb...

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2008
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You're The Voice: Nina Simo...

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2002
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Best of Nina Simone - Origi...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Little Girl Blue

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2007
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Feeling Good: The Best of N...

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UNSPOKEN WORDS OF A WOMAN

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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Don't Explain

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Feeling Good: The Nina Simo...

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“You've got to learn to leave the table
When love's no longer being served".”
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tags: love

“What kept me sane was knowing that things would change, and it was a question of keeping myself together until they did.”
Nina Simone, I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone

“You can't help it. An artist's duty, as far as I'm concerned, is to reflect the times.”
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tags: art

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