Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood on Feb. 18, 1985.
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Prince | 1958 - 2016

Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood on Feb. 18, 1985.  (Liu Heung Shing / Associated Press )
Prince performs in Los Angeles in 1986. (Los Angeles Times)

Prince performs his last concert April 14th at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

 (Amiee Stubbs )

People get emotional while talking about Prince at a memorial for the artist in Leimert Park.

 (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)

A rainbow appears over Paisley Park near a memorial for Prince in Chanhassen, Minn. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ’'Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home at Paisley Park on Thursday.

 (Carlos Gonzalez / Star Tribune via AP)

Prince performs at the St. Paul Civic Center in St. Paul, Minn. on Dec. 25, 1984.

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Prince performs on stage on the Hit N Run-Parade Tour at Wembley Arena in London in August 1986.

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Prince performs at the Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary, on Aug. 9, 2011.

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Prince performs at the Nokia Theater in New York in 2006. 

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Prince performing at the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, on July 14, 2013.

 (Marc Ducrest / Montreux Jazz Festival / 2013 FFJM)

Prince at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium, on Nov. 8, 2010.

 (Dirk Waem / EPA)

Prince presents an award at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 22, 2015.

 (Matt Sayles / Invision / Associated Press)

Prince performs at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in 2008.

 (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)

A shirtless Prince performs in 1986.

 (Mario Suriani / Associated Press)

Prince and Manuela Testolini arrive at the 2005 Academy Awards.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Prince and Manuela Testolini arrive at the 2005 Annual Academy Awards.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Prince performs at the Super Bowl in 2007.

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Prince in 2008.

 (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)

Prince performs “Purple Rain” at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards in 2004.

 (Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times)

Prince performs at the Super Bowl in 2007.

 (Chris O’Meara / Associated Press)

Prince with Beyonce at the 2004 Grammy Awards.

 (Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times)

Prince performs on ABC’s “Good Morning America” in 2006.

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The crowd at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood before a Prince concert in 2007.

 (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Prince performs in France in 2011. (Bertrand Guay / AFP/Getty Images)

Prince made a special appearance in 2014 on “New Girl” with Zooey Deschanel.

 (Fox)

Prince.

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Prince crossed from records to movies with “Purple Rain” in 1984.

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