April 2016: The World Loses Rock Legend Prince

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

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The World Loses Rock Legend Prince
First Avenue lined with flowers to create a memorial to the artist Prince
Prince, famous singer and performer died on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57 in his Minnesota home from an opiod overdose. During his lifetime, Prince was known for defying genre roles and his eccentric performances. He won seven Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
Photo source: AP Photo/Steven Larsen

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