Nico died on July 18, 1988 at 8:00 pm of a cerebral brain hemorrhage at the Cannes Nisto Hospital in Ibiza. She was taken to the hospital after being found lying unconscious by the side of her bicycle. On August 16, 1988, her ashes were buried in her mother's grave in a small cemetery in the Grunewald Forest in Berlin while a few friends played music from her album Desertshore on a cassette recorder.


Nico, Manchester, England 1983

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Nico is born

Nico meets Gerard and Andy

"The most stupid concert"

Exploding Plastic Inevitable

The Chelsea Girls

Imitation of Christ

I, a man

Lou Reed fires Nico (& Andy)

Nico Dies

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