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Nico (1938-1988)

Christa Päffgen (October 16, 1938? – July 18, 1988) was a German singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress, keyboard player and Warhol Superstar, best known by her pseudonym Nico.

As a musician, she is remembered for both her time in The Velvet Underground and her solo work.

source: she was repeatedly quoted as being a vegetarian from the late 60s until her untimely death in 1988 - Leonard Cohen introduced her to vegetarianism - from: Melissey, Boston, USA

photo right from 1966