Nina Simone
Nina Simone

About The Artist

Eunice Waymon was born in Tryon, North Carolina as the sixth of seven children in a poor family. The child prodigy played piano at the age of four. With the help of her music teacher, who set up the "Eunice Waymon Fund", she could continue her general and musical education. She studied at the Julliard School of Music in New York. To support her family financially, she started working as an accompanist. In the summer of 1954 she took a job in an Irish bar in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The bar ... Read More


"Communicating beyond words, Simone's repetitious lyrics on 'Vous Etes Seuls, Mais Je Desire Etre Avec Vous' grind into the brain, into the veins, mingling with the heartbeat and the breath. The festive, African spirit, combined with the aggressive relentlessness of the vocals, creates a twisted sarcasm." - Edward F. Nesta Luxury Experience

Artist Albums

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