A Tragic Hero : Kurt Cobain : A Tragic Hero

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Kurt Cobain: A Tragic Hero “I'd rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not.” (Kurt’s Biography)
Kurt Cobain was one of rock’n’rolls most well known musicians. He was the main founder of the band Nirvana, Kurt was the lead singer and guitarist. He's most known for his song ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ which was released in 1998. Kurt had a rough adult life which was influenced by his rocky childhood. When he was in his early teens he began experimenting with drugs, which he continued to use in his adult life. On April 5, 1994 Kurt was found dead in his home where he had overdosed on heroin and shot himself with a shotgun, it was ruled a suicide by officials but many think that his wife, Courtney Love, had something to do with it. Kurt Cobain is an example of a tragic hero because he was a very dedicated musician, who tragically took his life during the height of his career

Kurt Cobain had a troubled youth, especially in his adolescent years. Born Kurt Donald Cobain on February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen Washington. “Growing up in a small logging town, Cobain showed an interest in art and music, he excelled in drawing and he enjoyed playing with a kiddie drum set” (Kurt Cobain’s Biography). Starting in kindergarten his parents and teachers could tell that Kurt had excelled far more in arts and music rather than anything else. Cobain learned to play the piano by himself, additionally he enjoyed spending his time learning how to play the drums with the kiddie drum

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