Nina Simone(Eunice Kathleen Waymoa)
sultry chanteuse whose difficult-to-classify music combined jazz, classical, folk, and gospel. Her biggest hit was “My Baby Just Cares for Me.” A civil rights activist, she recorded “Mississippi Goddam” after the murder of Medgar Evers. Died: Carry-le-Rouet, France, April 21, 2003
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