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Monday, 11 January 2016

David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69

Singer David Bowie (1947.2016) one of the most influential musicians of his era, has died of cancer at the age of 69.
Music legend and cultural icon David Bowie has died, his son has confirmed.
The 69-year-old, who released a new album two days before his death, had cancer.

A statement was issued on his social media accounts, saying he "died peacefully, surrounded by his family" after an "18-month battle with cancer".
Tributes have been paid from around the world to the "extraordinary artist" whose last album was released days ago.
Sir Paul McCartney described him as a "great star" who "played a very strong part in British musical history".
Bowie's son Duncan Jones, who is a Bafta-winning film director, wrote on Twitter: "Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all." (BBC News)

Bowie's ability to transform himself again and again made  a real chameleon out of him

David Bowie's last album Blackstar was released on the day of his 69th birthday-8th January just two days before the day of his death

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