Kurt Cobain: A Look Back in Pictures

Kurt Cobain in Shepherd's Bush, London, Oct. 1990. Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images
Kurt Cobain in Shepherd's Bush, London, Oct. 1990. Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images
Nirvana in 1991: Krist Novoselic, David Grohl, and Kurt Cobain. AP Photo/Chris Cuffaro
Nirvana in 1991: Krist Novoselic, David Grohl, and Kurt Cobain. AP Photo/Chris Cuffaro
Cobain recording at Hilversum Studios in the Netherlands. Michel Linssen/Redferns
Cobain recording at Hilversum Studios in the Netherlands. Michel Linssen/Redferns
Cobain crowd surfing, Frankfurt, 1991. Paul Bergen/Getty Images
Cobain crowd surfing, Frankfurt, 1991. Paul Bergen/Getty Images
Nirvana at Paradiso in Amsterdam, 1991. Peter Pakvis/Redferns
Nirvana at Paradiso in Amsterdam, 1991. Peter Pakvis/Redferns
Cobain during taping of 'MTV Unplugged' at Sony Studios in New York, 1993. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Cobain during taping of 'MTV Unplugged' at Sony Studios in New York, 1993. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Cobain in concert in the UK. Charles J. Peterson//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
Cobain in concert in the UK. Charles J. Peterson//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
Kurt and his sister Kim at their childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash. AP Photo/Courtesy Kim Cobain
Kurt and his sister Kim at their childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash. AP Photo/Courtesy Kim Cobain
Nirvana in London, Oct. 1990. Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images
Nirvana in London, Oct. 1990. Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images
Cobain backstage in Belfast, 1992. Steve Pyke/Getty Images
Cobain backstage in Belfast, 1992. Steve Pyke/Getty Images
The underside of the Young Street Bridge near Cobain's childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash., Sept. 2013. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
The underside of the Young Street Bridge near Cobain's childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash., Sept. 2013. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
Cobain during the 'MTV Unplugged' taping in 1993. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Cobain during the 'MTV Unplugged' taping in 1993. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Cobain onstage at Palasport, Modena, Italy. Raffaella Cavalieri/Redferns
Cobain onstage at Palasport, Modena, Italy. Raffaella Cavalieri/Redferns
Cobain on stage in the early 1990s. Steve Pyke/Getty Images
Cobain on stage in the early 1990s. Steve Pyke/Getty Images
At the Paradiso, Amsterdam, 1991. Frans Schellekens/Redferns
At the Paradiso, Amsterdam, 1991. Frans Schellekens/Redferns
Nirvana backstage in Frankfurt, 1991. Paul Bergen/Redferns/Getty Images
Nirvana backstage in Frankfurt, 1991. Paul Bergen/Redferns/Getty Images
At the 'MTV Unplugged' taping. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
At the 'MTV Unplugged' taping. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Cobain during his last US concert, at the Seattle Arena on Jan. 7, 1994. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Cobain during his last US concert, at the Seattle Arena on Jan. 7, 1994. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
On stage, Dec. 1993. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic
On stage, Dec. 1993. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic
Cobain and daughter Frances Bean at the 10th Annual MTV Video Music Awards, 1993, LA. Kevin Mazur/WireImage
Cobain and daughter Frances Bean at the 10th Annual MTV Video Music Awards, 1993, LA. Kevin Mazur/WireImage
Cobain, with Frances Bean's bottle, at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc.
Cobain, with Frances Bean's bottle, at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc.
Witih Courtney Love, 1993, Los Angeles. Paul Harris/Getty Images
Witih Courtney Love, 1993, Los Angeles. Paul Harris/Getty Images
A sign marks the location of "Kurt Cobain Landing," a tiny park near his childhood home. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
A sign marks the location of "Kurt Cobain Landing," a tiny park near his childhood home. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
A mural of the cover of the Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out," on a wall of a record store in Seattle, in 2004. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
A mural of the cover of the Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out," on a wall of a record store in Seattle, in 2004. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren