Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known from 1993 to 2000 as an unpronounceable symbol (or informally, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Tafkap, or simply The Artist), is a popular American musician. He had 1984’s biggest hit song in the US with “When Doves Cry” and is best known for his album and movie “Purple Rain”.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958; Minneapolis, MN), known by his mononym Prince, is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career. He writes and produces his own music and plays most of the instruments; he has established his own recording studio and label. Prince developed an interest in music at an early age, writing his first song at age seven.