“What kept me sane was knowing that things would change, and it was a question of keeping myself together until they did.”

“You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served.”

“There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.”

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nina_james baldwinNina Simone and James Baldwin

nina_daughter1971_jazzreflectionsNina and her daughter, 1971
courtesy of Jazz Reflections

SINGER – PIANIST – ARRANGER – COMPOSER
Queen of African Rooted Classical Music
HONORARY DOCTOR IN MUSIC AND HUMANITIES
Nina Simone was one of our most gifted, provocative and, unfortunately, under appreciated musicians.

She deserves to be kept high in public esteem for her powerful music and passionate work for civil rights.

Nina Simone may have left this world somewhat bitter – and rightfully so – but perhaps we can all fight to keep her memory as sweetly timeless as her music.

L’hommage: Nina Simone (www.high-priestess.com) was started in 2003 after the death of Dr. Nina Simone as a way to honor her memory, promote her legacy, provide a meeting ground for her loyal fans and create an archive of her work & press presence.

Since its inception, L’hommage: Nina Simone has become the official home of the International Dr. Nina Simone Fan Club and the home of the official Nina Simone Community Forum – receiving the stamp of approval from Dr. Simone’s estate and family.

Join us in our efforts to promote the legacy of one of our most cherished artists.

excerpted from:
www.myspace.com/highpriestessofsong

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