The autopsy Prince Friday will perhaps solve the mystery of the sudden death of 57-year US singer, musician whose genius is celebrated worldwide by its anonymous fans and celebrities.
“I cried, I cried several times that night, every time we heard his music, songs that have touched me,” confided smiling Melody Johnson, coming as thousands more fans in his hometown of Minneapolis, dance club where Prince had filmed scenes of “Purple Rain” movie-album that had dedicated in 1984.
spontaneous celebrations also erupted in the streets of New York, in memory of the multi-instrumentalist visionary as outside the residence of director Spike Lee, one of the first to deplore Thursday the disappearance of his “brother”.
Personalities – Barack Obama Madonna or Mick Jagger – countless anonymous, but NASA has released a picture of a “purple nebula” all said their sadness after the death the “kid from Minneapolis.”
“mesmerizing Master of Pop” for the New York Times, “Revolutionary Artist” for the Washington Post, “Purple reign ends” according to the British Sun, his portrait appeared Friday in a newspaper of the whole world.
While the tributes showered, forensic scientists were preparing to try to determine the causes of death of the singer, after receiving his remains yesterday.
Preliminary results should be available within a few days, reported AFP forensic services to the Midwest where he was found unconscious Thursday in a lift of his residence Minnesota. But analyzes – Toxicological particular – could take several weeks
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The death of Prince came barely a week after the star had been hospitalized urgently.
“it is with deep sadness that I confirm that the legendary performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, died at his home in Paisley Park this morning,” indicated its holder speech, Yvette Noel-Schure.
Built near Minneapolis after the huge success of “Purple Rain,” Paisley Park became its creative center, including studios, concert hall and for his recordings vault originals.
This is where he was pronounced dead Thursday at 10:07 (3:07 p.m. GMT).
the emergency services received a call whose transcript was released by the police.
There is “someone who is unconscious,” said the caller. Before asserting “the person is dead,” then say “This is Prince.”
The singer was treated for opiate overdose six days before his death, according to the website of information on the TMZ celebrity, who announced that the private plane of Prince made a emergency landing last Friday in Moline, Illinois (north), hours after a concert in Atlanta.
“multiple sources tell us that in Moline Prince was taken to hospital emergency and the doctors have him save + + shot (injection neutralization, Ed), which is typically administered to counteract the effects of an opiate, “the site says that Prince had left the hospital despite the recommendations of doctors and” not feeling well “
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in recent years, the rebel musician, performing sometimes half naked, sometimes flamboyant costumes and shirts with collar, tried to take short ticket resellers announcing his concerts a few hours before its debut.
“Today the world has lost a creative icon”, praised US President Barack Obama, who had invited Prince to play at the White House last year. “Prince has done everything Funk R & amp;.. B Rock and roll He was a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant group leader, a fabulous performer..”, Added Mr. Obama
Madonna praised. a “true visionary” who “changed the world”, Mick Jagger, artist talent “infinite”.
The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin spoke of “an original, unique”
As for U2 singer Bono. “I have not met Mozart I’ve never met Duke Ellington or Charlie Parker, I’ve never met Elvis. But I met Prince. “
Within hours, the announcement of the death of Prince generated more than eight million tweets worldwide, a “huge” score, according Visibrain, the intelligence platform Twitter.
Among the dozens of stars who have spoken on social networks, the former Beatle Paul McCartney: “Proud to have spent New year with him he seemed fine and brilliantly interpreted his funk”
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“Kid. Minneapolis “was one of the greatest musicians of the 1980s and 1990s with hits like” Cream “and” Kiss “that made the world dance, combining guitar riffs, poetic lyrics and funk rhythms.
He has published thirty albums in nearly 40 years. According to Forbes magazine has sold over 100 million records.
Measuring less than 1.60 m, with an immense charisma, who sometimes rivaling Michael Jackson played the ultra -sexualité in his words and his stage play.
Winner of seven Grammy Awards and an Oscar for the music of “Purple Rain” album and soundtrack of a semi-autobiographical film, he announced last month the upcoming release of his memoirs . A book as promised “a nonconformist and poetic journey”
04/22/2016 3:27:42 p.m.. – Chanhassen (United States) (AFP) – AFP © 2016