Music Legend Prince Dead in Chanhassen Minnesota : When Doves Cry and Purple Rain Singer

World’s Legend, Iconic Singer Prince was found dead at his home Paisley Park, in Chanhassen, Minnesota. He was 57 years old. Prince was the songwriter, singer, producer, one-man studio band and consummate showman. His sudden death made his fans and the world sad.

Prince was 7 times Grammy Awards winner and he has given megahits like “When Doves Cry”, “Let’s Go Crazy”, “Kiss”, “Little Red Corvette” and “Purple Rain,” and more.  Prince was found dead in the elevator of his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minn. on Thursday. He was declared dead at 10:07 a.m by Medical personnel.

Some unidentified caller called on 911 from Prince’s suburban Minneapolis compound. The caller said he was at “Prince’s house” but first placed it in Minneapolis. Another person at the compound eventually gave the correct address in the suburb of Chanhassen.

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As the dispatcher identifies the address as Paisley Park and begins to ask a question, the caller interrupts to say, “Yes, it’s Prince.”

According to a press release, “The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.”

The Midwest Medical Examiners Office in Ramsey, Minnesota, tweeted that it has received Prince’s body. An autopsy will be done on Friday. Prince had been rushed to a hospital last Friday morning in Illinois and was released several hours later. His rep told TMZ he had been battling the flu for several weeks.

Prince was born in Minneapolis, and broke through in the late 1970s with the hits “Wanna Be Your Lover” and soared over the following decade with the albums as “1999” and “Purple Rain.”  The title song from “1999” includes one of the most widely quoted refrains of popular culture: “Tonight I’m gonna party like it’s 1999.”

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