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The Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain’s childhood home has been placed on the market for a staggering $500,000 as cited by Forbes.com. Cobain who died in 1994 at the age of 27, grew up in in Aberdeen, Washington with his mother Wendy O’Connor, who has decided to put the property on the market with possible plans to turn it into a museum.

Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl

Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl

The home (valued at $67,000 ) has been placed on the market for $500,000 and was purchased by Wendy and Kurt’s father when the late singer was just two-years-old in 1969. Kurt and his family lived there until his parents separated when he was nine-years-old. The house still includes photos from the singer’s life and holds the same carpet in his bedroom, the mattress which he slept on and scribbles on the walls including the names of some of his favourite bands including Led Zeppelin and Iron Maiden

Nirvana sold over 25 million records in the United States alone, and over 80 million records worldwide.

Nirvana sold over 25 million records in the United States alone, and over 80 million records worldwide

Kurt’s sister Kim explained her reasons for selling the house, she said:

“We’ve decided to sell the home to create a legacy for Kurt, and yes, there are some mixed feelings since we have all loved the home and it carries so many great memories.

“But our family has moved on from Washington, and (we) feel it’s time to let go of the home.”

Lead singer, guitarist and primary songwriter of the grunge band committed suicide in April 1994 at his home in Seattle and this month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s final album ‘In Utero.’

The remastered “In Utero” and expected extras was released September this year.

 

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