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

Image for Nina Simone - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
This image depicts musician Nina Simone sitting at a piano. Sitting sideways to the viewer at a piano, a microphone is set up in front of her. Her hands are posed on the keys of the piano. She wears a silky, long sleeve dress with jeweled buttons at the cuffs, and a sparkly headband.
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003
Date
1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 10941pixels × 9690pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2014.116.29
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Folk (Music)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Place depicted
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston