Eunice Kathleen Waymon (b. February 21, 1933 – d. April 21, 2003), known professionally as Nina Simone, 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. Popularly known as "the High Priestess of Soul".
Nina Simone from Ronnie Scott's (1984)
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Nina Simone on BBC HARDtalk (1999)