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Kurt Cobain: The last photo session

Kurt Cobain, lead singer of the rock band Nirvana, killed himself in April 1994. He was 27.

Two months earlier the band had been in Paris, and had posed in an unplanned photo shoot with photographer Youri Lenquette.

Lenquette and Cobain were friends and the singer arrived at the studio with a gun, which he used as a prop in many of the photos.

Twenty years on, Lenquette is exhibiting all the photos from that session. Many have never been seen before.

Lenquette spoke to the BBC about a day that became part of rock n' roll mythology.

The Last Shooting: Kurt Cobain is on at the Addict Gallerie in Paris from the 25 March to 21 June 2014.

Video Journalist: Alain Gales

  • 30 Mar 2014
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