Seattle-based grunge band formed by Kurt Cobain that brought 1970s punk sound and sensibility into the mainstream during the early 1990s. The band's lyrics spoke to a generation of frustrated, disillusioned twentysomethings. Nirvana's recordings include Bleach (1989), Nevermind (1991) and In Utero (1993).Most recent band members included
Kurt Cobainsinger, guitarist
Birthplace: Hoquiam, Washington
Cobain's 1994 suicide caused mourning and reflection on the influence of pop stars on youth.Died: 4/5/1994
Birthplace: Compton, California
Birthplace: Warren, Ohio
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