Nina Simone Quotes

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Born: February 21, 1933, Tryon, North Carolina, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Carry-le-Rouet, France, April 21, 2003
Occupation: Music artist

I don't like rap music at all. I don't think it's music. It's just a beat and rapping.
- Nina Simone

I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about... Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important.
- Nina Simone

Once I understood Bach's music, I wanted to be a concert pianist. Bach made me dedicate my life to music, and it was that teacher who introduced me to his world.
- Nina Simone

The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.
- Nina Simone

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