Kurt Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana which found breakthrough success with Smells Like Teen Spirit from its second album Nevermind (1991) and had sold over 25 million albums in the US, and over 75 million worldwide. He was regarded as The Spokeman of a Generation. On April 8, 1994, Cobain was found dead at his home in Seattle, a suicide by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.
Cobain with Nirvana had its debut album Bleach on the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.
Kurt married Courtney Love in 1992 and had a son named Frances Bean Cobain.