22 April 2016 Current Affairs GK: Pop music superstar Prince Rogers Nelson popularly known as Prince passed away in suburban Minneapolis, United States. He was 57. Prince was widely known for his flamboyant stage presence and wide vocal range. He was the pioneer of famous song the Minneapolis sound and was renowned as an innovator for his eclectic work.
Prince : Prince Born as Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US. He had developed an interest in music at an early age and had written his first song at age seven. His album Purple Rain (1984) is often described as one of the greatests of all time. Among his best-known songs are When Doves Cry, Cream and Kiss . Awards and Honours: He had won seven Grammy Awards and earned 30 nominations. He also won an Oscar for the song score “Purple Rain”.
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