Chris Cornell's Daughter Shares a Personal Letter to Her Dad for Father's Day

Chris Cornell and Toni Cornell at RED Studios Hollywood on March 25, 2017 in Los Angeles.
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Chris Cornell and Toni Cornell at RED Studios Hollywood on March 25, 2017 in Los Angeles. 

Chris Cornell’s 12-year-old daughter Toni has shared a letter on the singer’s official Facebook page addressing her late father.

The tearjerking note contains an anecdote about a time that they watched Purple Rain together. “Our special connection was always the arts. Poems, books, music, writing,” she wrote. “We both have an unconditional love for it. Who’s going to introduce me to movies like Purple Rain and songs like ‘The Beautiful Ones’ now? I’m hoping I will find some because you trained me so well.”

Read the letter in full below:

Back in 2015, Toni joined Chris onstage at the Beacon Theatre in New York to cover Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song”:

This article originally appeared on Stereogum.


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