The jazz singer Nina Simone passed away at age 70, respectable.
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Singer, civil rights activist, pianist, and arranger who worked in many genres, including blues and jazz and who covered “Strange Fruit.” She was nominated for fifteen Grammy Awards over the course of her career.
She married Don Ross in 1958 and, after their divorce in 1960, she remarried Andrew Stroud in 1961. She had a daughter named Lisa Celeste Stroud.
How did Nina Simone die?
Cancer caused Nina Simone's death in 2003.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||70 years|
|Birthday||February 21, 1933|
|Death date||April 21, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
At this crucial time in our lives, when everything is so desperate, when every day is a matter of survival, I don’t think you can help but be involved.Nina Simone
What I was interested in was conveying an emotional message, which means using everything you’ve got inside you sometimes to barely make a note, or if you have to strain to sing, you sing.Nina Simone
You get racism crossing the street; it’s in the very fabric of American society.Nina Simone
There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.Nina Simone
You feel the shame, humiliation, and anger at being just another victim of prejudice, and at the same time, there’s the nagging worry that maybe… you’re just no good.Nina Simone