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The Artist Known As Prince Is Dead At 57

The musician was found dead at his Minneapolis-area home and recording studio Thursday.

By Nathan Byrne | April 21, 2016

The artist known as Prince was found dead at his Minneapolis-area home and recording studio Thursday.

Prince, whose legal last name is Nelson, was hospitalized in Illinois with the flu last week.

As of Thursday afternoon, the cause of death hadn't been reported.

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Prince, a famous singer and multi-instrumentalist, won seven Grammy awards throughout his decadeslong career. He was 57 years old.

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