Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro
1947 - 1997
Laura Nyro  American Songwriter

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Laura Nyro was in a relationship with Jackson Browne (1970 - 1971).


American Songwriter Laura Nyro was born Laura Nigro on 30th September, 1947 in The Bronx, New York, USA and passed away on 8th Apr 1997 Danbury, Connecticut, USA aged 49. She is most remembered for A brilliant and innovative composer. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Laura Nyro is a member of the following lists: American women singers, American pop singers and American singer-songwriters.


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First Name Laura
Last Name Nyro
Maiden Name Nigro
Full Name at Birth Laura Nigro
Alternative Name Laura Nyro, Laura Nigro
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
Buried Cremated, Other
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
Music Genre Pop/Rock, Piano
Year(s) Active 1966–1997, 1966–1972; 1976–1997
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
Record Label Verve, Columbia
Official Websites
Family Member John Nigro, Ines Nigro, Adolfo Nigro, Jorge Nigro, Filippo Nigro, Natalie Nigro, Daniel Nigro

Laura Nyro ( NEER-oh; born Laura Nigro, 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 Tendaberry (1969), and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. Her style was a hybrid of Brill Building-style New York pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, show tunes, rock, and soul. She was praised for her strong emotive vocal style and 3-octave mezzo-soprano vocal range.

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Laura Nyro49 LibraSongwriter
Jackson Browne75 LibraSinger


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MartianAwarenessMartianAwarenessNov 28, 2014

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

AgnesNigroFansAgnesNigroFansJan 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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