'''Kurt Donald Cobain''' (February 20, 1967 -- April 5, 1994) was the lead singer and guitarist of {{Music/Nirvana}}. Known for getting deeply into drugs and finally [[AteHisGun offing]] [[DrivenToSuicide himself]]. Much of the fandom [[YokoOhNo blames his widow]], Music/CourtneyLove.

!Discography

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[[folder: Nirvana]]
* Sub Pop 200 (1988)
* Bleach (1989)
* Blew (1989)
* Teriyaki Asthma, Vol. 1 (1989)
* The Grunge Years (1991)
* Kill Rock Stars (1991)
* Music/{{Nevermind}} (1991)
* Heaven And Hell: A Tribute To The Music/VelvetUnderground, Volume 1 (1990)
* Hard to Believe: {{Music/KISS}} Covers Compilation (1992)
* Hormoaning (1992)
* Incesticide (1992)
* Where Were You In '89 (1992)
* In Utero (1993)
* No Alternative (1993)
* The WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead Experience (1993)
* Eight Songs for Greg Sage and The Wipers (1993)
* MTV Unplugged in New York (1994)
* Singles (1995)
* Fender 50th Anniversary Guitar Legends (1996)
* Home Alive: The Art of Self Defense (1996)
* From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah (1996)
* SaturdayNightLive: The Musical Performances Vol. 2 (1999)
* Downtrodden (2000)
* Music of the Millennium (canadian release only) (2001)
* Nirvana (2002)
* With the Lights Out (2004)
* Sliver: The Best of the Box (2005)
* {{Jarhead}} Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2005)
* Live at Reading (2009)
* Theme Time Radio Hour Season 3 With Your Host Music/BobDylan (2010)
* Icon (2010)
* Nevermind: The Singles (2011)
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[[folder: The Go Team]]
* Scratch It Out/Bikini Twilight (1989)
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[[folder: Mark Lanegan]]
* The Winding Sheet (1990)
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[[folder: Earth]]
* Extra-Capsular Extraction (1991)
* A Bureaucratic Desire For Revenge (1991)
* 10.1990 (2000)
* Sunn Amps and Smashed Guitars (2001)
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[[folder: William S. Burroughs]]
* The "Priest" They Called Him (1992)
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[[folder: Melvins]]
* Houdini (1993)
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!His work contain the following tropes:
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* AscendedFanboy: Helped his favorite obscure AlternativeRock and PunkRock bands (like The Vaselines) reach a larger audience.
* BrokenAce: A rock star adored by millions of fans who suffered from depression and bipolar disorder, which, coupled with his heroin addiction, led him to suicide.
* Creator/WilliamSBurroughs: Cobain admired his work and they met each other a few times.
* DreadfulMusician: In his early days.
* GoodbyeCruelWorld: His famous suicide note (which quotes Music/NeilYoung).
* {{Grunge}}: TropeCodifier
* IconicOutfit: His fuzzy sweater from MTV Unplugged.
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: As the liner notes for ''Incesticide'' read:
-->''Last year, a girl was raped by two wastes of sperm and eggs while they sang the lyrics to our song "Polly". I have a hard time carrying on knowing there are plankton like that in our audience.''
* TestosteronePoisoning: He wrote songs mocking Macho culture, and he publicly lambasted those who [[RatedMForManly epitomized it]].
* ThreeChordsAndTheTruth
* WordSaladLyrics: He admitted he had been more concerned about the music.

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