Simone performs at the Salute to Freedom benefit concert in Birmingham, Alabama, on August 5, 1963.

Simone is reflected in her dressing-room mirror before a live recording session at the Village Gate in New York on March 19, 1965.

Simone sings during a rally prior to the last day of the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965.

Simone performs at the Globe Jazz festival at Symphony Hall in Boston on March 20, 1986.

Simone gestures to the crowd at a concert in Paris on October 22, 1991.

Patti LaBelle, bottom left, sings with Simone during the 2002 Rainforest Foundation Concert in New York.

Nina Simone