Prince was a revered, Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, music producer and multi-instrumentalist who gained worldwide recognition in 1982 with the release of his breakthrough album entitled 1999. He went on to release his most successful album Purple Rain in 1984. The album sold tens of millions of copies worldwide and produced some of his most famous songs such as When Doves Cry, Purple Rain and Let's Go Crazy. He died suddenly in 2016 after falling unconscious at his home.
He had several romantic associations with many celebrities, including Madonna, Carmen Electra and Kim Basinger. He married Mayte Garcia in 1996. The couple had a son named Ahmir Gregory, who died a week after birth. The marriage ended in 1991. His second marriage was to Manuela Testolini. The marriage lasted from 2001 to 2006.
In 1993, as a result of a contractual disagreement with his record label, he was forced to change his name to a symbol with no pronunciation.
He became a Jehovah's Witness in 2001.
He suffered from epilepsy as a child.
Famous quotes by Prince
Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can't be good for you.Prince
Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.Prince
It's fun being in Islamic countries, to know there's only one religion. There's order. You wear a burqa. There's no choice. People are happy with that.Prince
Most people don't want to talk about politics and religion. They say, 'Let's talk about something else.'Prince
Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool.Prince
Too much freedom can lead to the soul's decay.Prince
What's missing from pop music is danger.Prince
Prince was a famous American musician, who was born on June 7, 1958. As a person born on this date, Prince is listed in our database as the 37th most popular celebrity for the day (June 7) and the 50th most popular for the year (1958).
People born on June 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Prince is the 929th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Prince's birthday, Prince ranks 14th in famous people born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
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