10 May Prince
Dead: 21 April 2016
In: Paisley Park, Audubon Road, Chanhassen, Minnesota, Stati Uniti
He was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, and filmmaker.
With a career spanning four decades, Prince was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant fashion sense and use of makeup, and wide vocal range.
A multi-instrumentalist, he was considered a guitar virtuoso and was also skilled at playing the drums, percussion, bass, keyboards, and synthesizer. Prince pioneered the Minneapolis sound, which is a subgenre of funk rock with elements of synth-pop and new wave, in the late 1970s.