Version from the “Purple Rain” film soundtrack here.
“Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince;
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. ”
– Hamlet, Act V Scene ii
Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016.
“Prince Dead at 57,” Kory Grow, Rolling Stone
“Fans leave flowers, touch Prince’s star on First Avenue’s wall,” Katie Humphrey and Emma Nelson, Minneapolis Star-Tribune
“Beyond Raspberry Berets: What Prince Left Behind,” Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian
“We’ll Never Understand Prince, and That’s Why We Love Him, Brian Raftery, Wired
“Tributes to Prince spring up across the US,” Associated Press
“Purple Pain: World Front Pages Mourn Prince’s Death,” Worldcrunch
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