Kurt Donald Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain was born in Hoquiam near Aberdeen
,Washington. His mother was Wendy and his father was Donald Cobain.
Kurt was born on February 20, 1967. Kurt died on April 5,1994.
Kurt was bright and receptive boy who had an interest in music
from the early age of two. He had a Mickey mouse drum set that he
beated night and day, Kurt's aunt Mary gave him his first guitar lesson ,
found that he couldn't sit through a whole lesson pretty much like any
six or seven would not. Kurt's parents took him to see a specialist to
diagnose his problem. The specialist said he was hyperactive and
prescribed Ritalin, a type of amphetamine. This was the beginning of a
life of drug use, abuse and dependence for Kurt.
In 1975, Kurt's parents divorced. When they separated Kurt
moved in with his mother. This was the start of a series of moves from
relative to relative. This caused a great deal of stress for Kurt and he
became secluded.
Kurt expressed his inner thoughts and emotions through music, by
listening and empathizing with bands such as Black Sabbath and the Sex
While in high school Kurt met Buzz Osbourne and Matt Lukin of
the Melvins, musical heroes and inspirations to Kurt. Also while in high
school he met future band mate with Nirvana, and many other groups,
Krist(Chris) Novoselic. Krist was an immigrant from Croatia and he
and Kurt became friends instantly. Later Kurt and Krist formed Nirvana
with Chad Channing as drummer and recorded Bleach in 1989 for only
$600. Channing was replaced with Dave Grohl, now of the Foo
Fighters, who went on to record their other five CD's as Nirvana's new
Drug were easily found for the youths living the town. Kurt was
smoking hash and tryed any kick that came his way. Kurt had been
experimentin drugs for some time , probably developing from the Ritalin
he was prescribed as a child. He was known to have tried heroin by the
summer of 1986 and he continued to do hard drugs through out his life.
Kurt quotes about his heroin addiction .

The biggest thing that affected me was all
the insane heroin rumors all this speculation
going on. I felt totally violated I never realized
that my private life would be such an issue.1

Kurt was arrested as a teen for vandalism when he wrote "Homo
Sex Rules" on the outside of a bank.
Kurt Cobain had something going with his music at the age 18 so
he left school a week short of graduation. He also passed down an art
Kurt had been moving from friend to friend sleeping on their floors
and sometimes on the street or shelters and even under a bridge, because
his parents were separated and it was to hard to go back and stay.
Kurt was very abuse of with his music equipment for example he
I was looking for something a lot heavier yet melodic
at the same time , something different from heavy a
different metal attitude.2
Kurt smashed his guitars a lot his first time he smashed one was on
October 30, 1988.

Question 1.

Kurt Donald Cobain started playing music at the early age of 2
years old. He received a Mickey Mouse drum set, and beated it around
night and day. As you know Kurt Cobain didn't play the drums when he
was playing with Nirvana he song and played the guitar.At the age of
seven his aunt gave him his first guitar lessons but as any seven year old
he couldn't sit through a days lesson.
Kurt as a teen was a drug addic and was one as an adult because
he just couldn't quit. The biggest thing that reason why the drugs got
him hooked on them was he was stressed out most of the time and
depression. That how most teens get hooked on these powerful drugs.
The reason why he was stressed out most of the time was because he was
moving from friend to friend and streets and shelters and even under
bridges. The biggest reason why he was doing this was because his
parents had just separated and he just didn't care much of them after
So Kurt grown up the way he acted in his childhood life. There
wasn't much changes through his teen life until his adult life. Kurt grew
up as a grunge type drug user that just loved people to much as he
quoted in his suicide not that he just loved people to