SEATTLE (AP) — The late grunge pioneer Chris Cornell shall be remembered within the metropolis the place he was born.
Cornell’s spouse on Friday introduced a statue shall be erected Aug. 29 at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Tradition. The announcement comes on what would have been Cornell’s 54th birthday.
Vicky Cornell commissioned sculptor Nick Marras to create a life-size bronze statue of her late husband in his signature boots, canine tag and lengthy locks. She says it’s her household’s reward to “the tight-knit group that gave him his begin.”
The Grammy-winning lead vocalist for Soundgarden and Audioslave was discovered useless in a Detroit resort room hours after a Soundgarden live performance Might 18, 2017. A medical expert decided the 52-year-old had killed himself.
Cornell was born and raised in Seattle.