Nico bio

Birth Name: Christa Päffgen

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Cologne

Date Of Birth: October 16, 1938

Date Of Death: July 18, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Nico was born on the 16th of October, 1938. She was best known for being a Rock Singer. German singer-songwriter known for her solo work as well as her collaboration with the Velvet Underground on their widely acclaimed 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico. On the album she sings such songs as “Femme Fatale” and “I’ll Be Your Mirror.”

Nico was born in Cologne. As a teenager, she sold lingerie for the department store KaDeWe in Berlin, then landed a number of modeling jobs based on her unique features which included her 5’10” height and statue-like bone structure. Apart from singing and modeling, she also acted in a number of films, with roles in Andy Warhol ‘s Chelsea Girls and Federico Fellini ‘s La Dolce Vita.

Nico was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Nico was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Christa Päffgen is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Nico’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Nico’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Nico’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Nico kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Nico was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Christa Päffgen
NICKNAME: Krista Nico
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Nico was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Nico was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Nico had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Nico’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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