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us: Prince

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Artist Formerly Known as Prince
    • us: Nelson, Prince Rogers
    • us: TAFKAP
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1958-06-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-04-21
    • Descriptor

        (lcdgt) Jehovah's Witnesses
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Minneapolis (Minn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chanhassen (Minn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

  • Sources

    • found: Ivory, S. Prince, c1985: CIP t.p. (Prince) pub. info. (musician and recording star; Prince Rogers Nelson; son of jazz musician, John Nelson, who performed under moniker Prince Rogers)
    • found: Mabery, D.L. Prince, c1985: CIP galley (b. June 7, 1958)
    • found: MnHi files (changed name to a symbol; was often referred to as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince or TAFKAP; at marriage in Feb. 1996 resumed his former name)
    • found: Rock who's who, 2nd ed., c1996 (Prince; b. Prince Roger [sic] Nelson, June 7, 1958, Minneapolis; on his 35th birthday, changed his name to the combined male-female symbol used on his 1992 album)
    • found: Purple reign, 1998: CIP t.p. (The Artist Formerly Known as Prince) galley (Prince; in an interview given Oct. 24, 1996, he said that he did not know what sound the symbol should represent)
    • found: New York Times website, April 21, 2016 (Prince ... died Thursday at his residence, Paisley Park, in Chanhassen, Minn.)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 7, 2016 (Prince (musician); Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958-April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor; born Minneapolis, Minnesota; died Chanhassen, Minnesota; genres: Funk, pop, R&B, rock; Jehovah's Witness)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.P974
  • Change Notes

    • 1984-08-08: new
    • 2016-05-09: revised
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