Nina Simone

Published on April 26, 2011 by Aquarius

Love this article and want to save it to read again later? Add it to your favourites! To find all your favourite posts, check out My Favourites on the menu bar.

Nina Simone
Nina Simone

Eunice Kathleen Waymon was an American singer, songwriter. Born the sixth child of a preacher’s family in North Carolina, Nina’s prodigious musical talent prompted her ambition to become the first black concert pianist, but the realities of poverty and racial prejudice forced her to redirect her ambitions.

dna testing, dna ancestry testing, ancestry, genealogy, indian genealogy records, paternity testing, turquoise jewelry, native american jewelry

She had mixed heritage including Native American, African American and Irish. Simone’s mother, Mary Kate Waymon (who lived into her late 90s) was a strict Methodist minister; her father, John Divine Waymon, was a handyman and sometime barber who suffered bouts of ill-health.

Nina Simone Details

Birth Name: Eunice Kathleen Waymon

Date of Birth: February 21, 1933

Birth Place: Tyron, North Carolina, United States

Ethnicity: African American, Irish, Native American

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged
Based on the collective work of NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, © 2014 Native American Encyclopedia.
Cite This Source | Link To Nina Simone
Add these citations to your bibliography. Select the text below and then copy and paste it into your document.

American Psychological Association (APA):

Nina Simone NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Retrieved November 28, 2014, from NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com website: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/famous-native-american-nina-simone/

Chicago Manual Style (CMS):

Nina Simone NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com. NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/famous-native-american-nina-simone/ (accessed: November 28, 2014).

Modern Language Association (MLA):

"Nina Simone" NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia 28 Nov. 2014. <NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/famous-native-american-nina-simone/>.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, "Nina Simone" in NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Source location: Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/famous-native-american-nina-simone/. Available: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com. Accessed: November 28, 2014.

BibTeX Bibliography Style (BibTeX)

@ article {NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com2014,
    title = {NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged},
    month = Nov,
    day = 28,
    year = 2014,
    url = {http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/famous-native-american-nina-simone/},
}
You might also like:

Tags:  , , , ,

Facebook Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.