Nina: A Story of Nina Simone

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Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in small town North Carolina, Nina Simone was a musical child. She sang before she talked and learned to play piano at a very young age. With the support of her family and community, she received music lessons that introduced her to classical composers like Bach who remained with her and influenced her music throughout her life. She loved the way his music began softly and then tumbled to thunder, like her mother’s preaching, and in much the same way as her career. During her first performances under the name of Nina Simone her voice was rich and sweet but as the Civil Rights Movement gained steam, Nina’s voice soon became a thunderous roar as she raised her voice in powerful protest in the fight against racial inequality and discrimination.

Additional information

Weight1.2 lbs
Dimensions10.8 × 8.8 × 0.4 in
Date Published

September 28, 2021

Format

Hardcover

Language

English

Pages

56

Publisher

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

Year Published

2021

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