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1938 - 1988

Nico was a German singer, songwriter and model, best known as Velvet Underground singer. She died on July 18, 1988 in Ibiza, aged 49.

Quick Facts

  • Name: Nico
  • Full name: Christa Päffgen
  • Occupation: singer, songwriter, model
  • Born: October, 16 1938 in Cologne
  • Died: July, 18 1988 in Ibiza (aged 49)
  • Citizenship: Germany

Member of

Selected Filmography

  • The Velvet Underground
    AMP™, | There have been strong rumors that The Velvet Underground are finally returning to the recording studio working on a what might be a back-to-roots album, followed by worldwide tour at the end of 2021.
  • Rumors
    AMP™, | [September 2020 update] News of Nico’s death on July 18, 1988 stunned the world. Ever since, millions of fans worldwide have come to believe the singer’s death was a hoax and that she was still alive and well.
  • Nico
    AMP™, | According to the latest Watch and Listen magazine poll just out yesterday (Monday, September 21), ‘La Dolce Vita’ is now considered to be the Greatest Film in the History of Cinema.


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