|Birth name||Christa Päffgen|
|Born||16 October 1938|
|Origin||Cologne, West Germany|
|Died||18 July 1988 (aged 49)
|Genres||Art rock, folk rock, protopunk, experimental music, avant-garde music|
|Occupations||Composer, singer, actress|
|Instruments||Vocals, harmonium, harpsichord, piano, tambourine|
|Associated acts||The Velvet Underground, John Cale, Lou Reed, Brian Jones, Kevin Ayers, John Cooper Clarke, The Invisible Girls, Blue Orchids, Bob Dylan, Brian Eno|
Nico (born Christa Päffgen; 16 October 1938 – 18 July 1988) was a German singer, songwriter, actress, and Warhol Superstar. She is featured on the first album by the New York rock band The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground & Nico.
She made six solo studio albums.
- Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 696–697. ISBN 1-84195-017-3.