Prince Rogers Nelson was born June 7, 1958 and died April 21, 2016, at 57 years of age.

The star of Purple Rain (above), Under the Cherry Moon and Graffiti Bridge — as well as one of the greatest musicians to ever do it — was known for clean living prior to his shocking departure. “He was a Jehovah’s Witness and obsessively healthy eater. You couldn’t drink, smoke or even curse at his Paisley parties,” the New York Times noted. He died the day before he was scheduled to meet with a California doctor in an attempt to kick an addiction to painkillers, according to this report.

A press release from the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, which handled the investigation, concluded that he died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl.

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