Statue of Kurt Cobain Unveiled in Hometown of Aberdeen, Washington
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.22.2014
Nirvana frontman commemorated by his hometown...
Consequence of Sound reports that a statue of a weeping Kurt Cobain was unveiled in his hometown of Aberdeen, Washington.
The statue was unveiled by the city on Thursday (Feb. 20), which would've been the late Nirvana frontman's 47th birthday. The statue shows Cobain crying a single tear and is located in the Aberdeen Museum of History. The day's festivities also included an appearance from Cobain's guitar teacher.
Kurt Cobain Day will now be celebrated annually by the the city. Mayor Bill Simpson recently read a proclamation which stated: "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."