Prince performing at the 2008 Coachella Festival
Prince Rogers Nelson
June 7, 1958
|Died||April 21, 2016
Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S
|Cause of death||Accidental fentanyl and opioid intoxication|
|Body discovered||Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S|
|Height||5'3" (160 cm)|
(m. 1996–1999, divorced)
(m. 2001–2006, divorced)
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, tambourine, synthesizer, clavinet, drums, timpani, percussion, harp, saxophone, harmonica, Linn Drum|
|Labels||Warner Bros., Paisley Park, NPG, EMI, Columbia, Arista|
|Associated acts||The Revolution; Wendy & Lisa
The New Power Generation
The Time; Morris Day
Vanity 6; Apollonia 6
Prince Rogers Nelson (better known as Prince) (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, movie director, composer, record producer and musician. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Prince has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award. Rolling Stone ranked Prince at number 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. This was the first year he was eligible.
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