In the U.S., has honored the memory of American artist Prince, who passed away yesterday, April 21. Buildings, bridges and cultural objects highlighted in purple. The color chosen in memory of one of the most successful albums and the soundtrack to the eponymous film with his performance of Purple Rain (“purple rain” — approx.ed.).
At the moment purple highlight buildings in the States of Louisiana, Maryland, California and Illinois, as well as bridges in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Massachusetts and in his native state of Minnesota singer.
— Sbacon1999 (@sbacon1999) April 22, 2016
35W Bridge in #Minneapolis is purple tonight in honor of @prince! #RIPPrince pic.twitter.com/6pL75EBh0Z
— Vikeologist™ (@Vikeologist) April 22, 2016
The Hi-Level Bridge at the Waterfront turned purple in honor of #Prince pic.twitter.com/brSG8xV4g8
— WTAE-TV Pittsburgh (@WTAE) April 22, 2016
Looks like the RJ Corman Bridge in Clarksville is lit up purple tonight in honor of the late and great Prince pic.twitter.com/98qzmB01uM
— Clarksville Now (@clarksvillenow) April 22, 2016
Moments ago in New Orleans where the Superdome is lit up in purple to honor Prince https://t.co/Dspoybo1Ft pic.twitter.com/yn60EudIpe
— CNN Tonight (@CNNTonight) April 22, 2016
At the moment it is not known why the Prince died. According to some reports, the actor died from complications after flu. However, the publication TMZ, citing multiple sources, reported that a week before the tragedy, the singer was hospitalized due to drug overdose.
Prince is a famous American singer, guitarist, composer and songwriter. He is a multiple winner of awards “Grammy”, “Oscar” and “Golden globe”, and in 2005 his name was included in the Hall of fame rock n ‘ roll.
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