Profile of the Day: Kurt Cobain

Posted April 5, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Kurt Cobain

Today we remember musician Kurt Cobain, who died from a self-inflicted shotgun wound on April 5, 1994. As the lead singer of the grunge band Nirvana, Cobain redefined the music of the 90′s. To this day, Cobain is remembered as one of the most iconic rock musicians in history.

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