57 (passed away Apr. 21st, 2016)
Jun. 7th, 1958
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Prince Rogers Nelson, known by the mononym Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.
- Winner of the British Phonographic Industry Awards for International Act and Soundtrack for "Purple Rain" in 1985.
- Was to duet with 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv) on his album "Bad", but could not decide on the words to the song.
- His 1984 album "Purple Rain" sold 13 million copies in the United States.
- Started the careers of 'Vanity (I)' (qv) and 'Carmen Electra' (qv) amongst others.
- Has dated several famous women before settling down: 'Kim Basinger' (qv), 'Sherilyn Fenn' (qv), 'Apollonia Kotero' (qv) and 'Sheena Easton' (qv), to name a few.
- (7 June 1993) Changed his stage name to O(+>.
- Son of jazz pianist 'John L. Nelson' (qv).
- In May 2000 Prince dropped the symbol O(+> he adopted as a name. He had used the symbol because he considered his record contract with Warner Bros. Records oppressive, which ended in 2000.