Born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone received a scholarship to study classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, Nina Simone - Biography - Singer, Pianist, Civil Rights Activist, Journalist - Biography.com

Born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone received a scholarship to study classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, Nina Simone - Biography - Singer, Pianist, Civil Rights Activist, Journalist - Biography.com

Born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone received a scholarship to study classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, but left early when she ran out of money. She turned her interest to jazz, blues and folk music and released her first album in 1958. In the ‘60s, she became identified as the voice of the civil rights and wrote songs about the movement. She died in France on April 21, 2003.

Born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone received a scholarship to study classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, but left early when she ran out of money. She turned her interest to jazz, blues and folk music and released her first album in 1958. In the ‘60s, she became identified as the voice of the civil rights and wrote songs about the movement. She died in France on April 21, 2003.

totally recommend the nina simone documentary on netflix. (not to mention her glam mod makeup!

Nina Simone....do I really have to tell you how badass this woman lays down a track? Okay listen to Feelin' Good and I guarantee you'll be feeling just that, and that voice....jeeezzuus. Gifted! Oh and Jazz as Hell actually like Lady Day she's Jazz as FK! Excuse my French but its true LOL!

Nina Simone....do I really have to tell you how badass this woman lays down a track? Okay listen to Feelin' Good and I guarantee you'll be feeling just that, and that voice....jeeezzuus. Gifted! Oh and Jazz as Hell actually like Lady Day she's Jazz as FK! Excuse my French but its true LOL!

Nina Simone was a legendary African-American jazz, blues and folk singer/musician who was also a prominent figure of the Civil Rights Movement. Learn more about her life and career at Biography.com.

Nina Simone was a legendary African-American jazz, blues and folk singer/musician who was also a prominent figure of the Civil Rights Movement. Learn more about her life and career at Biography.com.

Nina Simone - Author, Pianist, Civil Rights Activist, Musician, Singer - Biography.com

Nina Simone - Author, Pianist, Civil Rights Activist, Musician, Singer - Biography.com

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