That doesn’t stop her from socialising with her father’s former bandmates from time-to-time, however.“Dave [Grohl], Krist [Novoselic] and Pat [Smear] came over to a house where I was living,” she recalled.

The 24-year-old visual artist is the only daughter of the late Nirvana front-man and his wife Courtney Love.

In a post on her Instagram she wrote: ‘Today would have been your 50th birthday, you are loved and you are missed, thank you for giving me the GIFT of life, forever your daughter Francis Bean Cobain.’ Kurt was born on February 20 1967 and founded Nirvana in 1987 in Washington, although the band had a string of different drummers until Dave Grohl joined in 1990 to complete the final line up.

She said in a sworn court statement: "[Love] has taken drugs for as long as I can remember. Xanax, Adderall, Sonata and Abilify, sugar and cigarettes.

Sensitivity, like a superpower, can be a glorious and terrible gift.

The circumstances of his death at age 27 have become a topic of public fascination and debate.

a new documentary based on the life, work and untimely death of her father.

After signing with major label DGC Records, the band found breakthrough success with "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from their second album Nevermind (1991).

Following the success of Nevermind, Nirvana was labeled "the flagship band" of Generation X, and Cobain hailed as "the spokesman of a generation".

Kurt was found dead on April 5 1994 with his death determined as suicide. In an interview with Rolling Stone in 2015 she spoke about Kurt’s death.