Kurt Cobain’s Hometown of Aberdeen Declares His Birthday as ‘Kurt Cobain Day’
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 01.23.2014
Nirvana frontman being honored by his hometown…
KXRO Newsradio reports that Aberdeen, Washington Mayor Bill Simpson has declared that the birthday of late Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain, on February 20 will be proclaimed as Kurt Cobain Day in the city.
Per the proclamation: "Aberdeen residents may justifiably take pride in the role our community played in the life of Kurt Cobain and the international recognition our community has gained from its connections with Kurt Cobain and his artistic achievements."
Cobain, born 1967, was the lead singer of the grunge rock group Nirvana. He committed suicide in 1994 in Seattle. Aberdeen is a city on Washington coast 80 miles southwest of Seattle and is Cobain's hometown.