Nina Simone (I) (1933–2003)


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Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, USA as Eunice Kathleen Waymon. She is known for her work on Point of No Return (1993), Repo Men (2010) and The Salton Sea (2002). She was married to Andrew Stroud and Donald Ross. She died on April 21, 2003 in Carry-le-Rouet, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Point of No Return Soundtrack
(1993)
Repo Men Soundtrack
(2010)
The Salton Sea Soundtrack
(2002)
Nobody Soundtrack
(2021)

Filmography

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 2020 Celeste: Stop This Flame (Music Video)
 2019 Inside Central Station (TV Series documentary) (musician - 1 episode)
- Episode 1 (2019) ... (musician: soundtrack)
 2014 Clara Luzia: Sinnerman (Music Video)
 2008 Nina Simone: Live in '65 & '68 (composer)
 2007 Erzulie's Tears (Short)
 2005 Nina Simone: Live at Montreux 1976 (TV Movie) (musician: piano)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Nina Simon with Strings" (Colpix Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Spouse:

Andrew Stroud  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Lisa Simone Kelly

Parents:

John Devan Waymon | Mary (Irvin) Waymon

Relatives:

Sam L. Waymon (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Jazz is a white term to define Black people. My music is Black classical music.

Trivia:

Her professional name is a combination of Nina ("little one"), from an Hispanic boyfriend, and Simone from French film actress Simone Signoret. See more »

Nickname:

High Priestess of Soul

Star Sign:

Pisces

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