This Day In Rock History – Nico

July 18th, 1988

Nico, (born Christa Päffgen; October 16th, 1938 in Germany), one time singer of the Velvet Underground, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage following a motorcycle accident.

The Velvet Underground – Femme Fatale

The Velvet Underground (Nico on vocals) – Femme Fatale

Nico and Lou Reed

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