Koo Nimo: a contemporary Ghanaian musician

  • Andrew L. Kaye Albright College


Daniel Kwabena Amponsah, known professionally as Koo Nimo, was born on October 3, 1934 in Ofoase, a village near Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti Region of modem Ghana. His mother, Akua Forkuo, was a farmer, cloth trader, homemaker, and a chorister at the local Methodist church. His father, Kwame Amponsah, was a farmer, tailor, mason, and musical amateur who played the trumpet in the Ofoase brass band.
How to Cite
Kaye, A. L. “Koo Nimo: A Contemporary Ghanaian Musician”. African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music, Vol. 7, no. 4, Nov. 1999, pp. 147-65, doi:https://doi.org/10.21504/amj.v7i4.2003.