March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.
NINA SIMONE (1933-2003)
Singer, pianist, composer, and arranger Nina Simone was destined for musical greatness — she started playing the piano at age 4. Born Eurnice Waymon, Simone was the sixth of seven children in a poor North Carolina family. A music teacher set up a fund for her, and she went to study at the Julliard School of Music.
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