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Music legend Prince's life, in pictures!

Last updated on: April 22, 2016 18:14 IST

Music icon Prince passed away on April 21 at the age of 57.

The recording artist, who has redefined music in 1980s, has timeless hits like Purple Rain, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World, Cream, and Kiss to his credit.

While the cause of his death is yet unknown, the legendary musician is indeed gone too soon.

As the world mourns the death of this great artist, here's presenting some flashback pictures from the superstar's life.

Prince, Beyonce

IMAGE: Prince and Beyonce Photograph: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images

February 8, 2004: Beyonce performs Purple Rain with Prince.

 

Prince

IMAGE: Prince. Photograph:  Frank Micelotta/Getty Images

February 8, 2004: Grammy and Oscar-winning recording artist Prince performs the song Purple Rain at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

His guitar is famously shaped like the symbol that he changed his name to.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Prince with his second wife Manuela Testolini. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

February 29, 2004: Prince with his second wife Manuela Testolini.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Prince. Photograph: Graythen/Getty Images

July 2, 2004: Prince performs wearing a wig, sunglasses and fake goatee in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Prince. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

March 19, 2005: The popstar enthralls the crowd with his performance at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Sheila E and Prince. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NCLR

June 1, 2007: Musician Sheila E performs with Prince.

Prince

IMAGE: Prince. Photograph: Scott Gries/ImageDirect

 May 16, 2000: Prince at the at a press conference where he officially changed his name from the Artist back to Prince.

Mariah Carey, Prince

IMAGE: Mariah Carey and Prince. Photograph: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

June 8, 2009: Singer Mariah Carey and Prince take center stage.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Mary J. Blige and Prince. Photograph: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Clear Channel

September 22, 2012: Singer Mary J Blige performs onstage with Prince at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Donna Grantis, Prince and Ida Nielsen. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

May 19, 2013: Guitarist Donna Grantis, recording artist Prince and bassist Ida Nielsen perform together.

Prince Rogers Nelson

IMAGE: Prince. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

November 22, 2015: Prince addresses the audience in Los Angeles, California.