NEW ORLEANS - JULY 2: Prince performs at the 10th Anniversary Essence Music Festival at the Superdome on July 2, 2004 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Prince was more than a musician. He was the embodiment of music in many ways, and his impact transcended musical genre. His death at 57 years old, on the morning of April 21, 2016, sent shockwaves through the world. Here, we take a look back at Prince Rogers Nelson and some of the more iconic moments that made the man more than just the “Purple Rain” king of Paisley Park.

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