Seventeen years ago, a grunge rock legend said adieu to the world. His name was Kurt Cobain.
If Nancy Spungen had Sid Vicious, then Courtney Love had Kurt Cobain. Their romance made the world envious: he was the grunge king and she was his riot muse. Even though their love story was ephemeral, they gave birth to a beautiful daughter named Frances Bean.
Everyone loved Kurt: his family, his friends, and his fans from all over the world. Sadly, all things, good or bad, always come to an end. After his recurring confinement in rehabilitation centers, Kurt became depressed and suicidal. On April 5th 1994, he passed away due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A suicide note was found in the room where he died. The world sulked for Nirvana’s lead singer and songwriter’s demise. He was 27 years young.
Let us remember Kurt Cobain and his music through this humble tribute of his classic photographs in monochrome. Following his death, the photograph above became a cover for Rolling Stones magazine. Below are 17 more photographs (from unknown photographers) which would constantly remind us how great Cobain was.
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