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Kurt Cobain

Singer + Guitarist In Nirvana
Male
Born Feb 20, 1967
Hometown Aberdeen, Washington
Died Apr 5, 1994
Death Place the United States
Religion Agnostic
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Nationality American

Kurt Donald Cobain was an American singer-songwriter, musician and artist, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene, having its debut album Bleach released on the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1967 Birth Cobain was born on February 20, 1967, at Grays Harbor Hospital in Aberdeen, Washington, to a waitress, Wendy Elizabeth (née Fradenburg) (born 1948), and an automotive mechanic, Donald Leland Cobain (born 1946). … Read More
1970 3 Years Old Cobain's younger sister, Kimberly, was born on April 24, 1970. … Read More

TEENAGE

1979 12 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In January 1979, Westeby gave birth to a boy, Chad Cobain. … Read More
1981 - 1983 2 More Events
1985 18 Years Old …  Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene, having its debut album Bleach released on the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989. … Read More
1986 19 Years Old In late 1986, Cobain moved into an apartment, paying his rent by working at "The Polynesian Resort", a Polynesian coastal resort approximately north of Aberdeen. … Read More

TWENTIES

1989 22 Years Old …  Cobain expressed a particular fondness for John Lennon, whom he called his "idol" in his posthumously-released journals, and he admitted that he wrote the song "About a Girl", from Nirvana 1989 debut album Bleach, after spending three hours listening to Meet the Beatles! … Read More
1991 24 Years Old …  With Grohl, the band found their greatest success through their 1991 major-label debut, Nevermind. … Read More
1992 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In a 1992 interview with Melody Maker, Cobain said that hearing their 1988 debut album, Surfer Rosa, "convinced him to abandon his more Black Flag-influenced songwriting in favor of the Iggy Pop/Aerosmith–type songwriting that appeared on Nevermind.
In a 1993 interview with Rolling Stone, he said that "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was his attempt at "trying to rip off the Pixies. … Read More
Nirvana's acoustic Unplugged set, which was released posthumously as an album in 1994, may have provided a hint of Cobain's future musical direction. … Read More
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