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    (October 16, 1938-July 18, 1988)
    Died in Ibiza, Spain
    Singer for The Velvet Underground
    Birth Name is Christa Päffgen
    Albums include 'The Peel Sessions,' 'Camera Obscura,' 'Marble Index' and 'The End'
    Songs include 'Chelsea Girl,' 'Janitor of Lunacy,' 'No One Is There,' 'Abschied' and 'Secret Side'
    Acted in 'Strip-tease (1963),' 'Chelsea Girls (1966),' 'Athanor (1973),' 'Ballhaus Barmbek (1988),' 'Nico Icon (1995)' and 'Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart (1998)'
    She was a vegetarian.
    She abused drugs.
    She preferred wearing all black, all the time.
    She went by a single pretentious name.
    She occasionally added the last name of 'Icon' to her first name to show what she saw herself as.
    Her son is the result of an affair with actor Alain Delon.
    The name 'Nico' was given to her by a gay photographer after he departed with his lover 'Niko.'
    She hung out in New York's underground nightlife.
    She was involved with Lou Reed and Andy Warhols Factory, consisting of many of the freaky and experimental artists during that time.
    She died from a brain hemorrhage after a bicycle accident.
    She ranked #87 on VH1's Top 100 Women of Rock 'n Roll.
    Her son, whose last name sounds like bologna is actor, Christian Aaron Boulogne.
    She attended Lee Strasberg's Method School in New York.
    She was in the same class as Marilyn Monroe.
    Her ashes are buried alongside her mother's at Gruenewald at Wannasee in Berlin.

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