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Photograph by ©Alfred Wertheimer
Pictured: A reflection of Nina Simone in a motel room mirror in Buffalo, New York. December 1964. See more of Wertheimer’s portraits of the singer, songwriter and civil rights activist here on LightBox.
On what would have been Nina Simone’s 80th birthday, LightBox celebrates her life and her legacy with a series of Alfred Wertheimer’s magnificent, intimate portraits of the star.
Pictured: Nina Simone getting ready in a motel room in Buffalo, New York. December 1964.