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Prince's cremation ceremony held at his home

Prince's cremation ceremony held at his home

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A private memorial ceremony and cremation was held on Saturday two days after Prince’s death.
 
His ashes were scattered in a private location.
 
It was a small service for family, friends and musicians including his former bass player.

“Prince made us all better musicians and spiritually it’s the most important thing, he was a very spiritual man, but as musicians he pushed us and he made us better and we miss him deeply,” said his former bass player Larry Graham.


 
Outside his Paisley Park home, fans were given gifts as a thank you for their support and constant presence since the singer’s death.

His Paisley Park home was where he lived, recorded most of his music and hosted parties as well as concerts.

Prince died at the age of 57 at his home in Minneapolis.

Even though the cause of death is yet to be known, he was rushed to hospital a week ago (on April 15) after suffering from a particularly serious strain of the flu.

Authorities are still investigating his death and an autopsy was conducted on Friday.

Prince was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era, drawing upon influences ranging from James Brown to the Beatles to Jimi Hendrix.

His hits include “Little Red Corvette”, “Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry”.

Euronews