Kurt Cobain

A look Into the Life and Career of a Legend; A Proposal
Kurt Donald Cobain was the lead singer/songwriter of the band Nirvana,
until April 5 1994 when he committed suicide. Troubled by depression, chronic
stomach problems, and an addiction to heroin, his ailments in his personal
life showed through in his music. His music evolved from the hard "punk" sound
of their first album, to the intelligent "tell all" tales of his fourth and
final album In Utero. Through his music he changed an era of “lost souls”, to
a generation with a vision of who they were. The songs he wrote and played
captured the attention of the world, but also brought him the fame and fortune
that led to his ...

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was sitting in class day dreaming and suddenly I was pulled out of it by this
amazing sound. A few seconds later the principal shut off the song, but by
that time I was hooked. Later that day I went to the record store and bought
their second first and second album. I took them him and threw them into the CD
player and fell in love. Finally I could identify with music, the words that
poured from the speakers spoke my life. Until that moment I had no direction
and felt alienated from the rest of the kids my age. But Cobain's music touched
on what I was not able realize at my age, that being yourself is all right no
matter what the "trendy" junior high school kids thought. Though I would not
understand the impact of his music or what his words meant to him, and that
those songs would pull me through the hardest times in my life.

Research Question

How did his depression influence his music, and how did it show up in
his work?

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