How a fiery entertainer submerged her talent in self-pity
What Happened, Miss Simone?: A Biography; By Alan Light
Biography; What Happened, ; Miss Simone?: A Biography; By Alan Light; Canongate, €20
If Nina Simone’s original career plan had worked out, she would never have sung a note. Growing up in a small and segregated North Carolina town, her early ambition was to be the world’s first great black concert pianist. At the age of 17, she applied to Philadelphia’s prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, and was so confident that her family relocated there...
Subscribe from just 1€
Choose the subscription that is right for you
For the first month
€19.99 Monthly ThereafterSubscribe today
For the first year
€199.99 annually thereafterSubscribe today
For the first 90 days
€55.00 quarterly ThereafterSubscribe today
These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.
Terms & Conditions Apply