Nina Simone - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969

Image for Nina Simone - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
Simone, Nina, American, 1933 - 2003
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 10592pixels × 8873pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
1969
Description
This image depicts musician Nina Simone sitting at a piano. Sitting sideways to the viewer at a piano, microphone set up in front of her, she turns her head slightly to her right. She wears a silky, long sleeve dress with jeweled buttons at the cuffs, and a sparkly headband.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Folk (Music)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number
2014.116.27
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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