Kurt Cobain


Kurt Donald Cobain was born on February 20,1967 in the town of Aberdeen,
Washington. Aberdeen is on the west coast and is about 108 miles southwest of
Seattle. Aberdeen is a dreary place with about seven feet of rain a year. Kurt
was born to Mrs. Wendy Cobain and to Mr. Donald Cobain. Wendy was a homemaker.
She had a very tight bond with Kurt. He was her first born. She had another
child three years after she had Kurt. Her name was Kim. Donald was a mechanic.
He was very into sports. He often tried to push Kurt into sports but Kurt just
didn't like them. Even though the Cobain's didn't have much they seemed to do
all right. Wendy dressed her children in the best clothes she could ...

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to notice that Kurt was very good
in art. Most of Kurt's friends didn't really like things like art and music.
He loved these things so much he stopped making friends because he was different.


Kurt was not such a health kid. His whole life he suffered chronic bronchitis.
At age of seven he was diagnosed hyperactive. He was put on Ritalin. This
seemed to make him stay up until four in the morning. They soon put him on
sedatives. This did not work either. They made him fall asleep in school.
Doctors told Wendy to try subtracting sugar and Red Dye #2 from his food. This
was the right prescription for Kurt. Sometime during the 8th grade Kurt was
diagnosed with scloiosis. In his later years the weight of his guitar made it
worse. Suicide also ran in his family. In 1979 a great uncle committed suicide
and in 1984 an uncle also committed suicide.

Kurt was in love with music since the age of two. He was brought up in a
musical family. One of Wendy's uncle had some ...

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some older
kids. This is also when he started to become a little stoner kid. From 1984
to1985 Kurt lived with his mom. She soon kicked him out because he dropped out
of high school. He was a senior in high school and just weeks short of
graduation. For one year he lived in friend's houses, cars and even under a
bridge.

In the winter of 1985 Kurt formed his first band with Krist Novoselic and Aaron
Burkhard. They went through a series of names before finally deciding on
Nirvana. Some of them were Fecal Matter, Skid Row, Ted Ed Fred, Pen Cap Chew,
and Windowpane. Their first live performance took place in Olympia in the
summer of 1985. This same summer Kurt tries heroin for the ...

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