Thursday, April 21, 2016

Prince singer found dead at age 57 – The World

The legendary American singer Prince, musical genius, showman and dandy, died Thursday, April 21 at the age of 57 years. He was found unconscious in his recording studio Paisley Park, Minnesota, confirmed the county sheriff in a tweet. “It is with deep sadness that I confirm the legendary singer Prince Roger Nelson died at his home in Paisley Park this morning “, said earlier her publicist Yvette Noel-Schure. With over thirty albums, this legendary pop music leaves behind a myriad of tubes, including Kiss , Cream , Girls & amp; Boys and the soundtrack of the movie Purple Rain in 1984.

A few minutes after the announcement of his death, a small group of fans got together in the rain in front of the recording studio of the artist, where the awards he received are posted on the wall


“It no details on the cause of death at this time “, added the officer Prince. The sheriff of the county where Prince resides tweeted a “survey was open to a death at Paisley Park”

“Purple Rain”.

the star was hospitalized for the flu on April 15 in Moline, Illinois. To reassure his fans, he had wanted to make a public appearance the next day before to ensure a brief performance.

A showman

The musician, born Prince Nelson, still living on the outskirts of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he grew up. He came to prominence in the late 1970s with the title Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad? and I Wanna Be Your Lover . Thereafter, the “kid Minneapolis” was one of the greatest musicians of the 1980s and 1990s; his hits were dancing all over the world, combining guitar riffs and funk rhythms.

“Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad? “

Measuring less than 1.60 m, but with an oversized personality, who was sometimes presented as a rival of Michael Jackson was a true stage animal, dandy style and playing on androgyny. Playing guitar in a flambloyant style, largely inspired by Jimi Hendrix, Prince was instantly recognizable for his piercing cries that dotted his songs. In the 1990s, Prince changed his name to an unpronounceable ” Love Symbol. “

A draft Memoirs

During the 2000s, he remained prolific and had recently converted to the live broadcast stream ( streaming ) on the Internet because he believed the Web gave him more artistic freedom. The musician, presented as one of the most inventive of his time,
was indeed a strong supporter of independence, struggling against his record company to maintain its rights to his music and his name.

in protest, Prince had registered “slave” ( “slave”) on his face, to mark his refusal to be dispossessed of his work. He then left his label, Warner Bros., before returning in 2014


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in 2004, Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll of Fame, the pantheon of the genre, which was hailed as a musical pioneer. “It was the model for the avant-garde in the 1980s,” , can be read in the artist blurb, the Museum of Cleveland, Ohio .

Best known as guitarist, singer and dancer, Prince had recently organized concerts in his Paisley Park studios and Australia, during which he played the solo piano. He then said he wanted to launch a new artistic challenge.

As he began his series of concerts, he also announced last month that he would publish his memoirs, including his editor predicts that they will be “contrarians” .


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