30 years later: Kurt, Kourtney and their daughter in never-before-seen family photos - Wishevoke

30 years later: Kurt, Kourtney and their daughter in never-before-seen family photos

THE CURT COBAIN He was alone when he died on April 5, 1994, in a small greenhouse behind his Seattle home. In his hand he held a carbine, which he had previously pointed at his face.

A cocktail of heroin and Valium flowed through his veins. He had left a farewell letter written in red ink next to him, which also included Neil Young’s famous quote: “Better to burn than to die.” He was 27 years old.

“A Bullet to the Head” has a wild conclusion that surpasses the chaotic, drugged slide of so many other members of the so-called “27-year-old club” with notable members like Brian Jones, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and most recently Amy Winehouse – all died before her 28th birthday.

And yet his death went unnoticed for 36 hours. On the day of his death, his wife Courtney LoveShe was in Los Angeles with her 19-month-old daughter. Francis Bean, in preparation for her band Hole’s new album. Last week, Cobain, struggling with heroin addiction, had entered a rehab facility, but on April 1, he scaled the facility’s perimeter wall and returned home.

30 years after Kurt Cobain's death, anecdotal family photos of him are being published for the first time Facebook Twitter
Photo: 2024 Guzman LLC

Over the next few days, he met with various friends – both those who did drugs with him and those who tried to persuade him to quit – to follow a brief period in which the world’s most famous rock star was dating seemed to have disappeared from his face. Country.

News of his death was finally announced on April 8, when an electrician who arrived to install an alarm system at his home made a gruesome discovery. And somewhere Kurt Cobain’s afterlife begins, in which the fame, influence and meaning of his songs take on ever greater dimensions.

The violent manner of his death marks perhaps the most spectacular act of self-destruction by a rock star. “A Bullet to the Head” has a wild conclusion that surpasses the brash, drugged-out slide of so many other members of the so-called “27-year-old club,” with prominent members including: Brian JonesThe Jim MorrisonThe Jimi HendrixThe Janis Joplin and more recently the Amy Winehouse – all died before their 28th birthday.

Thirty years after his death, a series of family photos of him have emerged, some of which have never been published before. They were taken in 1992 by the married photographer duo called “Johannes”. Guzman (consisting of Constance Hansen and Russell Peacock) for Spin magazine, capturing Kurt Cobain, his wife Courtney Love and their one-month-old daughter. The photos are included in the album Family Values: Kurt, Courtney and Frances Bean which will be published in June by Powerhouse Publications.

30 years after Kurt Cobain's death, anecdotal family photos of him are being published for the first time Facebook Twitter
Photo: 2024 Guzman LLC
30 years after Kurt Cobain's death, anecdotal family photos of him are being published for the first time Facebook Twitter
Photo: 2024 Guzman LLC
30 years after Kurt Cobain's death, anecdotal family photos of him are being published for the first time Facebook Twitter
Photo: 2024 Guzman LLC

With data from The Telegraph

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top