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Nina Simone

by Kerry Acker

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Simone, Nina, -- 1933-2000.2003 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Simone, Nina, -- 1933-2000.2003,
  • Singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Singers,
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • Women -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references 124-126.

    Statementby Kerry Acker ; introduction by Betty McCollum.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
    SeriesWomen in the arts, Women in the arts (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3930.S553 A2 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17545252M
    ISBN 100791074560, 079107952X
    LC Control Number2003016578

    Nina Simone probably won’t be a familiar name to primary graders, but that doesn’t matter much in this captivating book focusing on the young Nina and how early events in her life shaped her adult passions. This begins with Nina singing a lullaby she’s written to her daughter. At bedtime, she tells the child stories of her own youth. Release by the Estate of Nina Simone: Recording session: Studio, This studio session was for a New York City television. Not shy about trying out new material, Simone gave one of her first performances of "Eretz" for a national television audience on the CBS program Camera Three in the fall of

    Nina Simone (born Eunice Kathleen Waymon; Febru – Ap ) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights did not like people to classify her music, or say what genre it fell into, but people often call her a jazz musician. She was often called "The High Priestess of Soul".Born: Febru , Tryon, North .   "The greatest female artist of the 20th century” – Elton John This first-ever biography of Nina Simone caused quite a stir among reviewers. “A chastening read”, said the Sunday Times; “Simone’s story is as harrowing as it is remarkable”, said the Yorkshire Post. No-one was quite prepared for the life story of the singer of such enduringly uplifting classics as .

    Nina Simone: The Biography User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Nina Simone was one of jazz's greatest performers, but biographical works concerning her are few, perhaps because she pushed so many people away. A complex and troubled woman, Simone would verbally Read full review2/5(1).   Nina Simone was one of the most gifted vocalists of her generation, and also one of the most eclectic. Simone was a singer, pianist, and songwriter who bent genres to her will rather than allowing herself to be confined by their boundaries; her work swung back and forth between jazz, blues, soul, classical, R&B, pop, gospel, and world music, with passion, .


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