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Legendary recording artist Prince died at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on Thursday, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press.

“It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,” publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said.

The singer was rushed to hospital Friday for a flu, had reported several media.

One of the most talented pop musicians of his generation, Prince rose during the 80 uncontested among music stars alongside Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna.

The musician, who fused rock, pop, jazz and funk, has sold more than 100 million career album, a brand that earned him a place among the 50 most popular artists on the history record.

He first achieved success in 1979 with I Wanna Be Your Lover , from his second album.Multi-instrumentalist, Prince played most instruments on his first five albums.

A giant of the 80s

At the top of his musical creation, Prince completed two outstanding albums in the early 80: 1999 and Purple Rain .

Prince was inducted into the Hall of Fame rock and roll in its first year of eligibility in 2004.

In recent years, the singer has made about him other than his musical talent. He retired including social networks in 2014 and banned in several music streaming platform  to broadcast his music.

There is a month to the day, Prince was in Montreal to offer two concerts at the Theatre Maisonneuve of Place des Arts. He also arrested a few days later in Toronto.

Prince Toronto

Prince was married to a Toronto woman, Manuela Testolini, in the early 2000s he recorded at the time the album Musicology in part in the Toronto area and was seen particularly in the Raptors. He admired the “cosmopolitanism” of the city where he has offered one of his last concerts in the last few weeks.

The first, published in 1982, the songs Little Red Corvette and 1999 occupied the top ranking of positions worldwide.

Two years later, Prince reached the consecration through Purple Rain . This album, which has sold over 13 million copies, contained the songs When Doves Cry , Let’s Go Crazy ,Purple Rain , I Would Die 4 U and Take Me With U . A semi-autobiographical film with Prince, Apollonia 6 and the Time group featured, has been fired.

For around the world in a day in 1985, Prince adopts Beatlesque psychedelic sound in rooms Raspberry Beret and Pop Life . This disc is lukewarm welcome by the critics, but success is less to go before.

In 1987, Prince returned the musicians of his band The Revolution, who accompanied him from the album Purple Rain .

The American singer has found success with the soundtrack of the film Batman , directed by Tim Burton in 1989.

Prince changes name

With his new band, The New Power Generation, Prince offered Gett Off , Cream andDiamonds and Pearls in 1991. A year later, the Love Symbol Album , an album whose title was represented by an acronym, contained the hit My Name is Prince , 7 and Sexy MF . This label would announce one of the strangest decisions of the career of Prince.

In 1993, Prince changed its name to the acronym launched for his latest album. Warner Bros., his record company, then dropped its distribution deal with Paisley Park Records, personal singer’s record label. The working relationship between Prince and the multinational have subsequently deteriorated, while Prince sported the word “slave” (slave) on his cheek.

Prince was inducted into the Hall of Fame rock and roll in its first year of eligibility in 2004.

In recent years, the singer has made about him other than his musical talent. He retired including social networks in 2014 and banned in several music streaming platform  to broadcast his music.

There is a month to the day, Prince was in Montreal to offer two concerts at the Theatre Maisonneuve of Place des Arts. He also arrested a few days later in Toronto.

Prince Toronto

Prince was married to a Toronto woman, Manuela Testolini, in the early 2000s he recorded at the time the album Musicology in part in the Toronto area and was seen particularly in the Raptors. He admired the “cosmopolitanism” of the city where he has offered one of his last concerts in the last few weeks.

prince died