Nico’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 16, 1938

Death Date

Jul 18, 1988

Age of Death

49 years

Cause of Death

Hemorrhagic Stroke

Place of Death

Jul 18, 1988


Rock Singer

The rock singer Nico Rock died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.”

She was born Christa Paffgen in Cologne, Germany. She had a son named Christian Aaron Boulogne with actor Alain Delon.



“‘Neverwhere,’ by Benjamin Millepied, is set to his favorite composer, Nico Muhly.” (Robert Gottlieb)


“Nico Tinbergen was my doctoral supervisor, and he was a benign, avuncular sort of influence; everybody loved him.” (Richard Dawkins)


“Nowadays, people have an open mind vis-a-vis new artists like Meghan Trainor, Nico & Vinz, Hozier – there are hits coming out of everywhere.” (Walshy Fire)


“I like Velvet Underground, but I was never really hardcore into them. I like them, and I like Nico, but I won’t front like I’m super knowledgeable. I just never got around to it.” (Eric Andre)


“My parents divorced. There was the usual awkward business of going between them, but I was mostly with my mother. She remarried to a Greek painter Nico Ghika, so we were always around artists and intellectuals.” (Jacob Rothschild)