The Complicated Life Of Kurt Cobain

Most people know Kurt Cobain as the singer of Nirvana who tragically took his own life at the age of 27. Cobain was a talented musician and an influential figure in the 90s alternative rock scene. He also battled depression, suffered from chronic pain, and took a massive amount of drugs to cope with his demons. Read all about how he grew from a gifted young boy to a troubled rock star who couldn’t escape his unfortunate fate…

He Was A Happy Child Who Was Profoundly Affected By His Parent’s Divorce


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Cobain was a happy child with an interest in art and music. As a young boy he would draw his favorite characters, and his grandmother, a professional artist, supported his artistic endeavors. He started singing and playing the piano at a very young age, and wrote a song when he was just four years old. His sunny personality changed after his parents divorced when he was nine years old. He recalled in a 1993 interview: “I desperately wanted to have the classic, you know, typical family. Mother, father. I wanted that security, so I resented my parents for quite a few years because of that.”