President Of The U.S. Barack Obama Releases A Statement On The Death Of Prince
|President Of The U.S. Barack Obama Releases |
A Statement On The Death Of Prince
"Today, the world lost a creative icon. Michelle and I join millions of fans from around the world in mourning the sudden death of Prince.
|Michelle And Barack Obama|
As one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time, Prince did it all. Funk. R&B. Rock and roll. He was a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant bandleader, and an electrifying performer.
"'A strong spirit transcends rules,' Prince once said," Obama added. "And nobody's spirit was
Obama was joined in mourning the pop star's death by other politicians, including Sen. Al Franken, who represents Prince's home state of Minnesota.
"Prince got his start in a Minneapolis jazz band and went on to share his talent throughout Minnesota and the entire world," Franken said in a statement.
"His artistry, innovation, and unparalleled presence inspired — and will continue to inspire — millions of people. To say he'll be missed is an understatement. My thoughts are with his loved ones."