Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro
1947 - 1997

Laura Nyro  American Songwriter


Laura Nyro /ˈnɪəroʊ/ NEAR-oh (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) and New York...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship12 mths
Shortest Relationship12 mths
Average Relationship Length12 mths
First Name Laura
Last Name Nyro
Maiden Name Nigro
Full Name at Birth Laura Nigro
Alternative Name Laura Nyro, Laura Nigro
Age 49 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th September, 1947
Birthplace The Bronx, New York, USA
Died 8th April, 1997
Place of Death Danbury, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Ovarian Cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Composer, lyricist, pianist, vocalist
Occupation Songwriter
Claim to Fame A brilliant and innovative composer
Music Genre (Text) R&b, Pop, Jazz, Doo-Wop, Rock & Roll, Rock & Roll, R&b, Pop, Jazz, Doo-Wop, Rock & Roll, R&B, pop, jazz, doo-wop, rock & roll
Music Genre Pop/Rock, Piano
Year(s) Active 1966–1997
Music Style Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock, AM Pop
Music Mood Cathartic, Earnest, Literate, Intimate, Melancholy, Autumnal, Wistful, Reflective, Sophisticated, Theatrical, Sentimental, Passionate, Ambitious, Quirky, Earthy
Instrument Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Piano, Guitar, piano, guitar
Record Label Verve, Columbia
Official Websites
Family Member John Nigro, Ines Nigro, Adolfo Nigro, Jorge Nigro, Filippo Nigro, Natalie Nigro, Daniel Nigro
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Laura Nyro49 LibraSongwriter
Jackson Browne67 LibraSinger

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MartianAwarenessNov 28, 2014

There will never be another singer/songwriter quite as magical as Laura. She was utterly unique.

AgnesNigroFansJan 7, 2012

she was the best, she is the best

nico nyroMar 5, 2010

She`s the best!!

ivan koshenkoApr 24, 2009

laura nyro rules

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