David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor.
David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,"
Beginning life as a dissident folk-rock spaceman, he would become an androgynous,orange-haired, glam-rock alien (Ziggy Stardust)
His flair for theatricality won him a legion of fans.
The unique brilliance of a poet, pop star legend, icon.
Can you hear me Major Tom?
Bowie marked his 69th birthday on Friday with the release of a new album, "Blackstar", with critics giving the thumbs up to the latest work in a long and innovative career.
British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted: "I grew up listening to and watching the pop genius David Bowie. He was a master of re-invention, who kept getting it right. A huge loss." Read more...