Nina Simone, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Jazz Singer Nina Simone passed away at age 70; this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Nina Simone and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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?

Nina Simone's death was caused by Cancer.

Information about the death of Nina Simone
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death70 years
ProfessionJazz Singer
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1933
Death dateApril 21, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Nina Simone

When I was studying… there weren’t any black concert pianists. My choices were intuitive, and I had the technique to do it. People have heard my music and heard the classic in it, so I have become known as a black classical pianist.

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

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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.

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Did you know that the human voice is the only pure instrument? That it has notes no other instrument has? It’s like being between the keys of a piano. The notes are there, you can sing them, but they can’t be found on any instrument. That’s like me. I live in between this. I live in both worlds, the black and white world.

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I try to swim every damn day I can, and I’ve learned to scuba dive and snorkel.

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