Nico (Christa Päffgen, German singer, fashion model, actress)

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Legal name: Christa Päffgen

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Nico (born Christa Päffgen; 16 October 1938 – 18 July 1988) was a German singer-songwriter, 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 1980s. She also had roles in several films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960) and Andy Warhol's Chelsea Girls (1966), as herself. Nico died in July 1988, as a result of a heart attack while vacationing on Ibiza with her son.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1966 Chelsea Girl Nico 4 4
1970 Desertshore Nico 3
1972 The Marble Index Nico 4
1974 The End... Nico 2
1981 Drama of Exile Nico 2
1985 Camera Obscura Nico 3

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1985 The Blue Angel Compilation Nico 2
1996 Icon Compilation Nico 1
1998 The Classic Years Compilation Nico 1
2002 Innocent & Vain Compilation Nico 1
2002 Femme Fatale Compilation Nico 1
2003 Femme Fatale: The Aura Anthology Compilation Nico 1
2007 The Frozen Borderline Compilation Nico 1
2009 My Funny Valentine Compilation Nico 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1974 June 1, 1974 Live Kevin AyersJohn CaleEnoNico 3
1986 Behind the Iron Curtain Live Nico 3
1986 Live Heroes Live Nico 2
1986 Nico in Tokyo Live Nico 4
1989 Hanging Gardens Live Nico 1
1993 Do Or Die! Live Nico 1
1994 Heroine Live Nico 2
1994 Live in Pécs 1985 Live Nico 1
1994 Nico's Last Concert "Fata Morgana" Live Nico 1
2000 In Europe: Do or Die, Diary 1982 Live Nico 1
2001 Janitor of Lunacy Live Nico 1
2003 Le Bataclan '72 Live Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico 2
2007 All Tomorrow's Parties: Live Live Nico 1
2008 All Tomorrow's Parties Live Nico 1
Chelsea Girl Live Live Nico 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1965 I'm Not Sayin / The Last Mile Nico 1
1966 All Tomorrow's Parties / I'll Be Your Mirror The Velvet Underground and Nico 5 1
1966 Sunday Morning / Femme Fatale The Velvet Underground & Nico 5 1
2000 Reich Der Träume Nico 1

Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 The Peel Sessions Live Nico 1

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