Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro

American musician and songwriter (1947-1997)
An influential New York City-based singer/songwriter with a powerful, soulful voice who bridged the gaps between folk, pop, and soul.
BornOctober 18, 1947
HometownThe Bronx, New York, United States of America
SpouseDavid Bianchini (m 1971 - 1976)
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Top Stories

Laura Nyro: the Gothic genius who transformed Sixties pop – then quit

  • When Laura Nyro gathered her musicians in the studio, rather than talking about tempo, chord structures or mood – play it mellow, play it cool – she would talk about colours, shapes, “sensory things and abstractions”.

Albums

Go Find the Moon: The Audition Tape
Go Find the Moon: The Audition Tape
2021
Trees of the Ages: Laura Nyro Live in Japan
Trees of the Ages: Laura Nyro Live in Japan
2021
1994 Broadcasts
1994 Broadcasts
2019
Little Magic, A Little Kindness: The Complete Mono Albums Collection
Little Magic, A Little Kindness: The Complete Mono Albums Collection
2017
Live at Carnegie Hall: The Classic 1976 Radio Broadcast
Live at Carnegie Hall: The Classic 1976 Radio Broadcast
2013
Playlist: The Very Best of Laura Nyro
Playlist: The Very Best of Laura Nyro
2012
Essential Laura Nyro
Essential Laura Nyro
2011
Live in Japan
Live in Japan
2003
Live! The Loom's Desire
Live! The Loom's Desire
2002
Angel in the Dark
Angel in the Dark
2001
Live from Mountain Stage
Live from Mountain Stage
2000
Time and Love: The Essential Masters
Time and Love: The Essential Masters
2000
Premium Best
Premium Best
1999
Stoned Soul Picnic: The Best of Laura Nyro
Stoned Soul Picnic: The Best of Laura Nyro
1997
Walk the Dog & Light the Light
Walk the Dog & Light the Light
1993
Laura: Laura Nyro Live at the Bottom Line
Laura: Laura Nyro Live at the Bottom Line
1990
Mother's Spiritual
Mother's Spiritual
1984
Nested
Nested
1978
Season of Lights...Laura Nyro in Concert
Season of Lights...Laura Nyro in Concert
1977
More Than a New Discovery
More Than a New Discovery
1973
Gonna Take a Miracle
Gonna Take a Miracle
1971
Christmas and the Beads of Sweat
Christmas and the Beads of Sweat
1970
New York Tendaberry
New York Tendaberry
1969
Eli and the Thirteenth Confession
Eli and the Thirteenth Confession
1968