Kurt Donald Cobain was born to Wendy and Donald Cobain on February 20,
1967 in the small logging community of Aberdeen Washington and his life ended on
April 5, 1994. Kurt fronted one of the greatest bands of our time called Nirvana.
In this report I hope to inform you about the life and mysterious death of Kurt
Kurt had a good childhood, but a troubled adolescence. Partly because of
his parents splitting up in 1975 when Kurt was eight years old. Kurt chose to
live with his mother. Kurt's father remarried three years later.
Kurt got his first guitar for his 14th birthday. He took one guitar
lesson and never paid for it. Kurt says "I went and learned the power chords and
never went back and never paid for the lesson I guess I still owe that guy the
$6 or whatever it was. I didn't go back because once you know the power chords
you can start writing your own songs." Kurt's mother remarried in May
of 1984 to Pat O'Connor and one year later in May of 1985 Kurt would drop out of
high school at the age of 17. During this period of his life Kurt got caught up
with the drug community of Aberdeen and started heroin, an addiction he would
never defeat. Many blame his death on this horrendous drug. Kurt often lived
under a bridge along the muddy banks of the Wishkah river during that period.
Kurt had been just hanging out when he met Chad Channing and Krist
Novaselic and they would go on to find out that they each played music. Chad
played the drums and Krist played the bass. The three started getting together
and jamming. They wrote some of their own songs and sent out some demo tapes.
They released a single in November of 1988. They got signed to a small company
and produced their first album titled Bleach. It featured Chad Channing on Drums,
Kurt Cobain on guitar and vocals, and Krist Novaselic on bass. Bleach only
ending up costing $600 to produce and did not sell big. After recording Bleach
the band made a short west coast tour... [continues]
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