Nina Simone Remembrance

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Music journalist and producer Ashley Kahn has an appreciation of signer and pianist Nina Simone, who died yesterday in France at the age of 70. Simone was an influential jazz singer, who also is remembered for her powerful protest songs during the civil rights era.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from