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Nina Simone Quotes: Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.
         

Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.


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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.


         

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You can't help it. An artist's duty, as far as I'm concerned, is to reflect the times.


         

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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.


         


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