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    Prince Biography

    American multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter.

    Born: 7 June 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

    Died: 21 April 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota, USA.

    He ran NPG Records following his high profile disputes with his previous record company. Inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. He previously had a vanity label, Paisley Park, while under Warner Bros. Records. He also owned Paisley Park Studios.

    Prince had various websites which he used to release music, including the NPG Music Club, lotusflow3r.com, 3rdeyegirl.com, and 3rdeyetunes.com. He was also supporter of Tidal (3), with exclusives being made available to the public on occasion.

    Father is pianist and songwriter John L. Nelson.

    Sister is recording artist Tyka Nelson.

    Half-sister is Sharon Nelson.

    Prince was married from 1996 to 1999 to Mayte.

    He owned two doves, Divinity (7) and Majesty (28).

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