Laura Nyro

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by Laura Nyro

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Laura Nigro, 18 October 1947, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA, d. 8 April 1997, Danbury, Connecticut, USA. The daughter of an accomplished jazz trumpeter, Nyro was introduced to music at an early age, reputedly completing her first composition when she was only eight years old. Her main influences ranged from Bob Dylan to John Coltrane, but the artist’s 1966 debut More Than A New Discovery revealed a talent akin to Brill Building songwriters Carole King and Ellie Greenwich.... Read more

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singer-songwriter
female vocalists
folk
soul
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