Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Born: February 20, 1967

Died: April 5, 1994

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, songwriter, artist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: Often misquoted as: "A friend is nothing but a known enemy." - Come as You Are [Song Lyrics] (1992)

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Source/Notes: From an interview with Michael Azerrad, featured on the documentary "Kurt Cobain About a Son" (2006) - http://youtu.be/mrav31FGpPM?t=59s
Source/Notes: In 1989, because of his stomach condition, he was advised to eat vegetables, but didn't accept and said he wouldn't be eating vegetables. As quoted in: "Heavier Than Heaven" (2012) by Charles R. Cross

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Source/Notes: A line Kurt wrote on a guitar, July 15, 1989. - Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain (Hyperion, 2012) by Charles R. Cross, Chapter 10