Nina Simone

Nina Simone
1933 - 2003

Nina Simone  American Singer


Nina Simone (/ˈniːnə sɨˈmoʊn/; born Eunice Kathleen Waymon; February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist who worked in a broad range of musical styles including classical, j...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship11 yrs
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length4 yrs, 4 mths
Rumored Relationships3
First Name Nina
Middle Name Kathleen
Last Name Simone
Full Name at Birth Eunice Kathleen Waymon
Alternative Name High Priestess of Soul
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st February, 1933
Birthplace Tryon, North Carolina, USA
Died 21st April, 2003
Place of Death Carry-le-Rouet, Bouches-du-Rhone, France
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Methodist
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Juilliard School of Music, NY
Occupation Text Singer, Composer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Grammy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, blues, R&B, folk, gospel
Music Genre R&B/Soul, Vocal, Piano
Year(s) Active 1954–2003
Music Style Jazz, Standards, Vocal Jazz, Torch Songs
Music Mood Passionate, Fiery, Dramatic, Uncompromising, Earthy, Confident, Poignant, Bittersweet, Gritty, Austere, Volatile, Brooding, Melancholy, Intimate, Theatrical, Aggressive, Organic, Autumnal, Provocative, Sad, Freewheeling
Instrument Piano, Vocals
Record Label Bethlehem, Colpix, Philips, RCA Victor, CTI, Legacy Recordings
Official Websites
Family Member Lisa Stroud (Daughter)
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Nina Simone70 PiscesSinger
Errol Barrow67 AquariusHead of State
Andy Stroud-
Don Ross-Actor
Langston Hughes65 AquariusPoet
Lorraine Hansberry34 TaurusPlaywright
James Baldwin63 LeoWriter


Lisa Celeste
Female12th September, 196253 years old

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sandysh9resDec 28, 2012

am so excited to see zoe saldana's portrayal of nina. also, a guy i went to drama workshops with in my teens is playing her manager, and he is an awesome actor! and a really nice person. so i am happy he is getting the work.

badboy frankNov 27, 2009

its all good

Nina loverMar 30, 2009

Always loved Nina Simone. You might want to check out the soundtrack to the Bridget Fonda movie Point of No Return. Filled with Simone songs.

altfulApr 10, 2008

Her music was used in the movie "Point of No Return" with Bridget Fonda. I loved how they highlighted her music and blended it in to the theme of the film.

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