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Prince
Legendary musician Prince has died at age 57. (Screenshot)

The Burton Wire is mourning the loss of legendary musician Prince Rogers Nelson, one of the greatest musical influences of modern music. Prince, a prodigy, a provocateur and a complete game-changer in popular music, died Thursday at his Paisley Park compound in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen. He had been suffering from the flu while on a recent tour. He was 57. Tributes are happening all over the world.

 

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