Kurt was described as being a happy and excitable child, who also exhibited sensitivity and care.His talent as an artist was evident from an early age, as he would draw his favorite characters from films and cartoons, such as the Creature from the Black Lagoon and Donald Duck, in his bedroom.Cobain began developing an interest in music early in life.
On April 8, 1994, Cobain was found dead at his home in Seattle, the victim of what was officially ruled a suicide by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.
The circumstances of his death at age 27 have become a topic of public fascination and debate.
Since their debut, Nirvana, with Cobain as a songwriter, has sold over 25 million albums in the U. Cobain was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, along with Nirvana bandmates Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, in their first year of eligibility.
and an automotive mechanic, Donald Leland Cobain (born 1946).
His parents were married on July 31, 1965 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
His ancestry included Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, and Scottish.Researchers found they were shoemakers, originally named "Cobane", who came from Inishatieve, a townland within Carrickmore.As migrants, they first settled in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, and then in Washington. His maternal uncle, Chuck Fradenburg, played in a band called The Beachcombers; his aunt, Mari Earle, played guitar and performed in bands throughout Grays Harbor County; and his great-uncle, Delbert, had a career as an Irish tenor, making an appearance in the 1930 film King of Jazz.was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana.Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene and grunge genre.Nirvana's debut album Bleach was released on the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.