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Kurt Cobain

Name in Native Language: "Kurt Donald Cobain" (English/EN)
Guitarist / Singer-songwriter / Lyricist / Composer / Musician / Writer | * 02/20/1967 († 27, 04/05/1994) | Aberdeen, Washington (United States of America (USA))
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Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – c. April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He was the frontman of the rock band Nirvana, serving as the band's guitarist, lead vocalist, and primary songwriter. Through his angst-fueled songwriting and anti-establishment persona, Cobain's compositions widened the thematic conventions of mainstream rock music. He was often heralded as a spokesman of Generation X and is considered to be one of the most influential musicians in the history of alternative rock. Cobain formed the band Nirvana with Krist Novoselic and Aaron Burckhard in 1987 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene which later became known as grunge. After signing with major label DGC Records, Nirvana found global success with "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from their critically acclaimed second album Nevermind (1991). Although Cobain was hailed as the voice of his generation following Nirvana's sudden success, he resented this, believing his message and artistic vision had been misinterpreted by the public. In addition to "Smells Like Teen Spirit", Cobain wrote many other notable songs for Nirvana, including "Come as You Are", "Lithium", "In Bloom", "Something in the Way", "Heart-Shaped Box", "All Apologies", "About a Girl", "Aneurysm" and "... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Music | TV Movies

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Movies with Kurt Cobain as Actor(21)

as Himself (archive footage)2018 27: Gone Too Soon
as Self (archive footage)2015 Cobain: Montage of Heck
as himself2015 Soaked in Bleach
as Self (archive footage)2012 Hit So Hard
as himself2006 Nirvana: In Utero
as Himself (archive footage)2001 25 Years of Punk
as Himself (archive footage)1998 Kurt & Courtney
1996 Hype!
as Himself (also as Kurdt Kobain)1994 Nirvana: Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
as Lead Vocals, Guitar1993 Nirvana: Unplugged In New York
as Lead Vocals, Guitars1992 Nirvana: Live At Reading

TV Shows/Series with Kurt Cobain as Actor(4)

as Self (archive footage)2020 70 Years of Youth Revolt
as Himself (archive footage)2017 The Nineties
as Himself (archive footage)2012 Too Young to Die
as Himself - Musical Guest1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Kurt Cobain as Crew(2)

Albums by Kurt Cobain on Apple Music / iTunes Store

Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings (Deluxe Soundtrack)

31 Tracks - Grunge
2015 - ilation ℗ 2015 The End of Music, under exclusive license to Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings

13 Tracks - Grunge
2015 - ilation ℗ 2015 The End of Music, under exclusive license to Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Full Name: Kurt Donald sexxx
Born: Monday, 02/20 1967 (February) in Aberdeen, Washington (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 04/05 1994 (April) in Seattle (aged: 27)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Aberdeen High School
Member of: Nirvana, 27 Club
Record Label: Sub Pop, Geffen Records
Spouses (current/former): Courtney Love
Children: Frances Bean Cobain
Father: Donald Leland Cobain
Mother: Wendy Elizabeth Fradenburg
Influenced by/Role models: Frances Farmer
Other names for Kurt Cobain (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Nirvana"
"Kurt Kobain" (Pseudonym)
Kurt Cobain frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Dave Grohl (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Krist Novoselic (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:53041, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 10/22/2021