Nico Nico

German model, singer Nico Nico

Nico was a German singer, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress, who initially rose to fame as a Warhol Superstar in the 1960s. She is known for both her vocal collaboration on The Velvet Underground's debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967), and her work as a solo artist from the late 1960s through the early 1980s.
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Deceased
18 July 1988
home town
K%C3%B6ln
Death Place
Ibiza / Eivissa

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    TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Marc Almond recorded his song 'Your Kisses Burn' from his 'The Stars We Are' album together with Nico in 1988.
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    In the late morning of July 17, 1988, my mother told me she needed to go downtown to buy marijuana.
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    On 18 July 1988, while on vacation on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza with her son Ari, Nico had a heart attack while riding a bicycle, and she hit her head as she fell.
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    Nico's final recording was of her last concert, 'Fata Morgana', at the Berlin Planetarium on 6 June 1988.
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  • 1982
    The next few years saw frequent live performances by Nico, with tours of Europe, Japan and Australia (usually with the Faction or the Bedlamites). A number of Nico's performances towards the end of her life were recorded and released, including 1982's Heroine, Nico Live in Tokyo, and her final concert, Fata Morgana, recorded on 6 June 1988.
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    In September 1982, Nico performed at the Deeside Leisure Centre for the Futurama Festival.
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    At Salford University in 1982, Nico would join Bauhaus for a performance of "I'm Waiting for the Man".
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  • 1981
    In 1981, Nico released the Philippe Quilichini-produced single "Saeta"/"Vegas" on Flicknife Records.
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    Nico recorded her next studio album, Drama of Exile, in 1981. produced by Philippe Quilichini.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Nico returned to New York in 1979 where her comeback concert at CBGB (accompanied by John Cale and Lutz Ulbrich) was reviewed positively in The New York Times.
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  • 1978
    She made a vocal contribution to Neuronium's second album, Vuelo Químico, as she was at the studio, by chance, while it was being recorded in Barcelona in 1978 by Michel Huygen, Carlos Guirao and Albert Gimenez.
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    In February 1978, Nico performed at the Canet Roc '78 festival in Catalonia.
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  • 1975
    Nico and Island Records allegedly had many disputes during this time, and in 1975 the label dropped her from their roster.
  • 1974
    On 13 December 1974, Nico opened for Tangerine Dream's infamous concert at Reims Cathedral in Reims, France.
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    She also appeared in the Garrel films Anathor (1972); the silent Jean Seberg feature Les Hautes Solitudes, released in 1974; Un ange passe (1975); Le Berceau de cristal (1976), starring Pierre Clémenti, Nico and Anita Pallenberg; and Voyage au jardin des morts (1978).
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  • 1972
    Nico's first acting appearance with Garrel occurred in his 1972 film, La Cicatrice Intérieure.
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  • 1969
    She met Garrel in 1969 and contributed the song "The Falconer" to his film Le Lit de la Vierge.
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    For The Marble Index, released in 1969, Nico wrote the lyrics and music.
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  • OTHER
  • 1967
    For her debut album, 1967's Chelsea Girl, she recorded songs by Bob Dylan, Tim Hardin and Jackson Browne, among others.
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    In 1967 Nico recorded his song "I'll Keep It with Mine" for her first album, Chelsea Girl.
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  • 1965
    In 1965, Nico met the Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones and recorded her first single, "I'm Not Sayin'" with the B-side "The Last Mile", produced by Jimmy Page for Andrew Loog Oldham's Immediate label.
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  • 1963
    Nico's first performances as a singer took place in December 1963 at New York's Blue Angel nightclub, where she sang standards such as "My Funny Valentine".
  • 1962
    In 1962, Nico gave birth to her son, Christian Aaron "Ari" Päffgen, commonly held to have been fathered by French actor Alain Delon.
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    She appears as the cover model on jazz pianist Bill Evans' 1962 album, Moon Beams.
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  • 1959
    In 1959, she was invited to the set of Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita, where she attracted the attention of the acclaimed director, who gave her a minor role in the film as herself.
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  • 1946
    In 1946, Nico and her mother relocated to downtown Berlin, where Nico worked as a seamstress.
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  • 1938
    Born on October 16, 1938.
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