The rock star Prince has died, aged 57. Last week, he went to hospital with the flu. His death has shocked the world. Madonna wrote: "He changed the world." Barack Obama called him, "one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time". He said Prince was, "an electrifying performer".
Prince Rogers Nelson was the son of a jazz pianist. His songs, guitar playing, and performances changed the music world. The Washington Post called him, "one of the most popular, inventive and influential recording artists". 'Rolling Stone' put Prince at number 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.