It’s been almost 20 years since Kurt Cobain committed suicide in Seattle, but he has hardly been forgotten. On this, what would have been the Nirvana singer’s 47th birthday, enjoy 47 videos and images of the man and his music.

Note: Several videos are NSFW.

1. “Come As You Are”

2. A fan at the Seattle vigil, 1994

2 fans seattle vigil 1994 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life3. CNN report on Cobain’s death

4. “MTV Live and Loud,” 1993

4 kurt cobain mtv live and loud 1993 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life5. Cobain’s childhood home in Aberdeen, Wash.

5 kurt cobain aberdeen home gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life6. “MTV Unplugged” — “Something in the Way”


7. Dave Grohl talks about Nirvana

8. News report on Cobain’s death

9. Cobain in concert, Italy, Feb. 1994

9 kurt cobain italy february 1994 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life10. 1994 MTV tribute to Cobain

11. New Year’s in London, 1991

11 kurt cobain january 1 1991 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life12. Kurt Cobain Memorial Park, Aberdeen

12 kurt cobain memorial park gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life13. Cobain with Courtney Love and Frances Bean, MTV Music Awards, 1993

13 kurt cobain courtney love frances bean 1993 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life14. “Lithium”


15. Kurt Cobain — the outtakes


16. Nirvana in January, 1992

16 nirvana belfast 1992 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life17. At the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards

17 kurt cobain mtv video music awards 1992 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life18. Interview in Seattle, 1992 (with Cobain holding his baby)

19. A quote from Cobain at an Occupy Wall Street protest

19 kurt cobain quote occupy wall street gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life20. Frances Bean Cobain, 2007

20 frances bean cobain 2007 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life21. “About a Girl”


22. October, 1993

22 kurt cobain october 1993 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life23. “Rape Me” and “Lithium” (instead of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”) at the MTV Music Awards — watch Krist Novoselic toward the end


24. A letter written by Cobain at auction, 2010

24 kurt cobain letter auction gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life25. November, 1991

25 kurt cobain november 1991 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life26. Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain, 2001

26 courtney love frances bean cobain 2001 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life27. “Drain You” (Reading Festival)

28. “In Bloom”

29. “Unplugged” interviews


30. Park near Cobain’s childhood home in Aberdeen

30 kurt cobain aberdeen park gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life31. Cobain Memorial in Seattle, 1994

32. Cobain, Love and Frances Bean, 1993

32 kurt cobain courtney love frances bean 1993 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life33. 1991 interview with Nirvana


34. Doodles on Cobain’s wall

34 kurt cobain home gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life35. Crowd-surfing in 1991

35 kurt cobain crowd surfing 1991 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life36. Cobain’s suicide on “VH1’s 100 Most Shocking Music Moments”


37. Nirvana at the MTV Video Music Awards, 1993

37 nirvana mtv music awards 1993 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life38. Cobain’s guitar, auctioned in 2009

38 kurt cobain guitar gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life39. “MTV Unplugged” — “Polly”


40. Fans at the Seattle Center vigil for Cobain, 1994

40 fans seattle vigil 1994 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life41. Interview with Nirvana, probably involving drugs

42.”You Know You’re Right”

43. Reading Music Festival, England, 1992

43 reading festival kurt cobain 1992 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life44. Cobain in 1990

44 kurt cobain january 1990 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life45. At “MTV Unplugged,” 1993

45 kurt cobain mtv unplugged 1993 gi Kurt Cobain's birthday: 47 videos and photos to celebrate the Nirvana singer's life46. “Unplugged” performance of “Where Did You Sleep Last Night”


47. “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Posted by:Laurel Brown