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Kurt Cobain




Rock Singer

Kurt Cobain who is born on February 20, 1967 in Aberdeen, WA is a famous Rock Singer. The age of Kurt Cobain is # year old. The birth sign of Kurt Cobain is Pisces.

BirthdayFebruary 20, 1967
height5’ 9’’ (1.75m)
Birth SignPisces
Net worth : $100 Million
BirthplaceAberdeen, WA
Death DateApr 5, 1994, age 27
 
 

Personal Information of Kurt Cobain

  • Birth date :
    February 20, 1967, Aberdeen, Washington, United States
  • Death date :
    April 5, 1994, Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Birth place :
    Aberdeen
  • Weight :
    130 lbs (59 kg)
  • Profession :
    Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Artist, Visual Artist
  • Nationality :
    United States of America
  • Spouse :
    Courtney Love (m. 1992–1994)
  • Children :
    Frances Cobain
  • Music groups :
    Nirvana (1987 – 1994), Fecal Matter (1985 – 1986)
  • Movies :
    Not Bad for a Girl
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About Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain was an American born singer, musician and songwriter best in alternative rock genre. He was also known for being associated with rock band, Nirvana, as songwriter alongside Krist Novoselic in 1987. With Nirvana, he went for release of 3 studio albums
• Bleach (1989)
• Nevermind (1991)
• In Utero (1993)
From above mentioned, the first one was platinum certified in US with total of 1.7 million sold copies. He further rose to success with his next commercially hit album ‘Nevermind’ that broke many records in various countries being 5 times platinum certified in Australia and UK plus diamond certified in US. The album was such a success that it sold around 30 million copies worldwide. His next album was also a hit but not as much as second one with total 15 million copies sold worldwide. Some of his career’s hit singles include
• Love Buzz
• Smells Like Teen Spirit (Platinum certified in US)
• Coma As You Are (Silver certified in UK)
• Lithium (rated #1 in Finland)
• In Bloom
• Heart Shaped Box
• All Apologies (#1 on US Singles chart)
• About a Girl (#3 rated on US Singles Chart)
Apart from above, he also released a Platinum certified compilation album ‘Incesticide’ in 1992 selling over 1.13 million copies in US. His career was of great success but unfortunately he died at the age of 27 on 5th April, 1994 in Seattle, Washington due to suicidal attempt and habit of drug intake. After his death, band got disbanded releasing some records posthumously. He was also honored posthumously with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

Kurt Cobain Before Fame

He got married to Courtney Love in 1992 being blessed with a baby girl in 1992 by name Frances Bean Cobain.

Trivia

During his high school days, he was caught and suspended sentence for spray painting buildings in town.

Kurt Cobain Family Life

He was born on 20th February, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington, U.S to Wendy Elizabeth and Donald Leland Cobain. He was raised with his younger sister, Kimberly. His family had a musical background with his uncle, aunty and great-uncle as performer in bands of Grays Harbor County from where he inherited the interest and talent. He started singing at age 2 and also learnt piano being 4. He then witnessed his parent’s separation at age 9 after which he felt aside, lonely and full of anger as due to his father’s concern more towards his stepmother and her children. He finally moved at his mother’s place attending high school in 1982. In 1984 and 1985, he spent most of his time with friends and going for punk rock band concerts ultimately starting performing with band, Fecal Matter. This was also the time when he started drinking and drugging.

Associated With

He witnessed his presence as background vocal for songs “Down in the Dark” and “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” of album ‘Winding Sheet’ (1990) with Mark Lenegan.

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