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PRINCE

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PRINCE: MUSICIAN, June 7th, 1958 – Apr 21, 2016 (age 57)

Prince Rogers Nelson aka Prince, an American singer-songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, philanthropist, dancer and record producer. A musical innovator known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range.

His music integrates a wide variety of styles, funk, rock, R&B, new wave, soul, psychedelia, and pop. He sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven Grammy Awards, an American Music Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the film Purple Rain. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, his first year of eligibility. Rolling Stone ranked Prince at number 27 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists, “the most influential artists of the rock & roll era”

A musical genius whose music will live on in our hearts, memories, mind and soul.  34DE496C00000578-3629776-image-a-55_1465318001024[1]

 

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