Courtney Love pens a heartwarming tribute to the late Kurt Cobain
Courtney Love paid tribute to her late husband, singer Kurt Cobaintook to Instagram to share a photo of the rock legend he described as “strong.”
Love revealed that the image reminded him of Cobain, his ‘twin flame’. The couple’s daughter Frances Bean also wrote a eulogy, urging fans to cherish their loved ones. Love and Cobain were married for two years before her tragic death in 1994.
Read on to learn more.
Courtney Love celebrates the 29th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death
Courtney Love recently paid a heartwarming tribute to her late husband and ’90s rock legend Kurt Cobain on the 29th anniversary of his death. One Instagram On Thursday, a day after the April 5th anniversary of Cobain’s death, Love shared a black-and-white photo of Cobain’s hand, calling the image, taken by REM musician Michael Stipe, a “powerful photo” of her beloved husband.
In her post, Love expressed how much she missed Cobain, calling him her “twin flame.” Describing the image, she wrote: “This is one of the only images (or sounds/tastes etc.) that makes me miss her so much.”
He added: “But he chanted with me and often, and he was really moved by our Buddhist practice. That’s how I know he’s in an enlightened place, much more so than we are here in Mappo.
Kurt Cobain’s daughter urges her followers to take care of their loved ones
The 30-year-old daughter of the musical couple, Frances Bean, also paid a touching tribute to her late father in her IG stories.
His post included a powerful analogy about life and death: “Life is like a wave crashing on the shore, and death is like a wave returning to the ocean, back to its most natural state.”
He added, per Page six, “Free from pain and human concern,” added the visual artist. “Death serves a purpose. It makes life so precious; in the same way, pain is purposeful, because without it we would not know joy.”
The visual artist ended his post by encouraging his followers to cherish and hold their loved ones close, as he learned the importance of this from his own experiences.
The love story of Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain
Cobain and Love’s paths crossed for the first time on 12/1990 at the Satyricon nightclub in Portland, Oregon, where his band Nirvana played an early concert. Their friendship turned flirtatious, and in 1991 they officially started dating.
Lyndsey Parker, host of SiriusXM Volume West, described their instant attraction: “Within five minutes of walking into the locker room, he was sitting on Kurt’s lap.”
In true punk-rock fashion, the couple tied the knot on February 24, 1992, on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii. According to the new York Comment, The bride, who is four months pregnant with their daughter Frances Bean, wore a white satin and lace dress that once belonged to Cobain’s muse, tragic actress Frances Farmer.
Meanwhile, the groom ditched the traditional tuxedo and wore green and white flannel pajamas instead. The intimate wedding ceremony was attended by only eight guests, including her Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl.
Kurt Cobain’s tragic death was a suicide
However, their union came to a tragic end two years later when Cobain, despite his success, struggled with mental illness and addiction, which eventually led to his tragic death at the age of 27.
Cobain reportedly took a massive dose of heroin on April 5, 1994, and then committed suicide with a 20-gauge shotgun. Three days later, his body was discovered in the greenhouse of his Seattle home. After investigating his death, the police ruled it a suicide.
In 2014, on the 20th anniversary of his death, a cold case investigator reviewed Cobain’s case files but found no new evidence to suggest that Cobain’s death was anything other than suicide. However, the detective discovered four rolls of unprocessed film from the scene of Cobain’s suicide.
Two years later, in 2016, Seattle police released photos of the shotgun Cobain used to take his own life. The images show Ciesynski holding the gun from different angles, shedding new light on the tragic event that rocked the music world.