Francis Bean Cobain paid tribute to her late father on Monday with a handwritten note posted on Instagram.
“You are loved and you are missed,” she wrote. “Thank you for giving me the GIFT of life.”
Kurt Cobain would have turned 50 on Feb. 20. He died on April 6, 1994, at age 27 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head when his daughter was just one year old.
Here’s Francis’ full post:
The Nirvana frontman was known as the spokesperson for his generation, and often spoke out against homophobia and sexism. Cobain inspired countless artists, from Weezer to Jay-Z, and fans also took to Twitter Monday to pay their respects.
— Kurt ???? (@lauryne_grt) February 19, 2017
Happy birthday Kurt Cobain you are the reason I wanted to start a band, make loads of racket and piss everyone off ????????#KurtCobain
— James Arthur (@JamesArthur23) February 20, 2017
— Hunter Radesi (@hradesi14) February 20, 2017
— Paraheroes (@paraheroesIII) February 20, 2017
— JR Ramon (@chief1983) February 20, 2017