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Singer Kurt Cobain's Death Remembered

A pedestrian walks past a picture of Kurt Cobain on a mural of the cover the Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out," on Nov. 23, 2004. TED S. WARREN/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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A pedestrian walks past a picture of Kurt Cobain on a mural of the cover the Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out," on Nov. 23, 2004.

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It's been 17 years since the Nirvana lead man ended his life. A concrete guitar sculpture honoring him will be unveiled in Washington today, according to UPI. The Independent's review of a film about his life described Cobain as "the voice of Generation X, speaking to disaffected youth with the lyricism of grunge music'.

Cobain's passing is trending highly on Twitter with fans posting memories like these: 'Feeling nostalgic, drinking wine, having a Nirvana marathon in my room by myself & playing along on guitar. I'm 13 again.'

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