Francis Bean Cobain paid an emotional tribute to her late father Kurt Cobain on what would have been the Nirvana frontman’s 50th birthday.

“Today would have been your 50th birthday,” she wrote in a note posted to her Instagram. “You are loved and you are missed. Thank you for giving me the gift of life. Forever your daughter, Frances Bean Cobain.”

She also shared a text message conversation between herself and her grandmother, Kurt’s mother Wendy. See both below.

February 20th 2017. Happy Birthday.

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Not gonna lie, I cried a little. I love you grams.

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Kurt was found dead by suicide in his Seattle home on April 8, 1994, at the age of 27, when Frances was just 19 months old. The grunge rock icon was married to France Bean’s mother, Hole rocker Courtney Love. She and her only daughter had a tumultuous and estranged relationship when Frances Bean was a teenager before reconciling in 2015.

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