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About Nina Simone
Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, pianist and civil rights activist whose career spanned almost half a century and saw her record over forty albums. Some of her best-known songs include I Loves You, Porgy, Trouble In Mind, To Love Somebody, To Be Young, Gifted and Black and Feeling Good.
She was the sixth of eight children born to Mary Kate Waymon and John Divine Waymon. She was the mother of American singer and actress Lisa Celeste Stroud known by her stage name Simone.
Throughout her career, she received 15 Grammy Award nominations. In 2000, she was honored with the Grammy Hall of Fame Award. She was posthumously inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
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Famous quotes by Nina Simone
I don't like rap music at all. I don't think it's music. It's just a beat and rapping.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
Once I understood Bach's music, I wanted to be a concert pianist. Bach made me dedicate my life to music, and it was that teacher who introduced me to his world.Nina Simone
The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.Nina Simone
Nina Simone's Popularity
Nina Simone was a famous American singer-songwriter and pianist, who was born on February 21, 1933. As a person born on this date, Nina Simone is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (February 21) and the 10th most popular for the year (1933).
People born on February 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Nina Simone is the 248th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Nina Simone's birthday, Nina Simone is the 2120th most famous American.
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