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Laura Nyro: 1947-1997

Johnny Black, MOJO, June 1997

LAURA NYRO DIED OF OVARIAN CANCER, AT HOME IN Danbury, Connecticut, on April 8. Of all the revered ‘60s singer-songwriters, she was the one whose breathtaking vocal swoops and glides around her complex melodies most seemed to reflect an inner vitality, a strength of spirit that suggested she would be around forever.

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