LEGENDARY SINGER-SONGWRITER DAVID BOWIE DIES OF CANCER AT 69

Jan 11, 2016

By Jane Brown

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He was the first pop star to have alter egos and wild outfits. The legendary David Bowie has died at the age of 69 following an 18 month fight with cancer.

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His always innovative hits include Under Pressure, Space Oddity, Fame, Let’s Dance, Rebel, Rebel and Suffragette City.

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David Bowie’s breakthrough came with 1972’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.

Bowie’s Space Oddity received new life in 2013, when Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield posted his cover of the song which he performed on board the International Space Station.

British Prime Minister David Cameron has tweeted that Bowie was a “master of reinvention” and a pop genius.

David Bowie’s representative says he died “peacefully”, surrounded by family.

Bowie was married to supermodel Iman and had two children.

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