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April 21, 2016

Musicians, dignitaries and more react to the death of Prince, ‘our dear brother’

"Today, the world lost a creative icon." —@POTUS on the passing of @Prince: https://t.co/MTb3nKxruR pic.twitter.com/gowq1MExM3 — The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 21, 2016 .@GovMarkDayton on Prince: "Minnesotans and our nation mourn the loss of a great artist today.” pic.twitter.com/BLEsm0UjIW — David Montgomery (@dhmontgomery) April 21, 2016 Reflecting on my life and all the moments Prince […]

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Music legend Prince dies at age 57

Prince, a multitalented musician who came out of the Minneapolis scene and changed the world of music forever, has died at age 57. According to a statement from Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson, “on April 21, 2016, at about 9:43 am, sheriff’s deputies responded to a medical call at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen. When […]

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Authorities, media, fans gather at Paisley Park

Authorities, media, and fans gathered at Paisley Park this morning in response to a medical call that proved, sadly, to be the news of music legend Prince’s death at age 57. Last week, Prince was reportedly treated for dehydration in Illinois after an unscheduled stop of a plane he was on while returning from a […]

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