19 Oct Nina Simone
Eunice Kathleen Waymon, known professionally as Nina Simone (21-Feb-1933 to 21-Apr-2003), was an American singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and civil rights activist. Her music spanned a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. Seminal American singer, songwriter, musician, activist, civil rights advocate and independent world icon. Nina Simone life history is an individual-versus-hegemon archetype.