Prince is dead – level 2

25-04-2016 07:00

Prince, one of the best-selling artists of all time, died at the age of 57. People discovered his body at his home in Minnesota on Thursday morning.

It was another shock to the entertainment industry this year, and many other stars took to Twitter in shock and sadness.

He was born Prince Rogers Nelson and he rose to fame in the mid 1970s. In his lifetime, he sold over 100 million records, won 7 Grammys, won an Oscar and won a Golden Globe.

People widely acclaimed him as one of the most inventive musicians of his era with the songs “Purple Rain”, “Kiss” and “When Doves Cry” among his biggest hits.

Difficult words: acclaim (to say something good about somebody), inventive (creative, original), dove (a bird which looks like a white, smaller pigeon).

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