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Remarkable creative life of music legend David Bowie ended after battle with cancer, but with extraordinary legacy of lyrics and songs left as an apparent and amazing talent for reinvention.
“Let’s dance put on your red shoes and dance the blues.”
A music legend David Bowie passed away after a battle with cancer at 69, his son confirmed the news on his official social media accounts.
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,” it said. “While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
Bowie was married to the international model Iman, with whom he had a daughter, Alexandria Jones. Bowie’s son from an earlier marriage, Duncan Jones said, “Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.”
Singer with singular voices of his generation, as the Rolling Stone writes, started magnificent career in the late Sixties. “Each album he released offered a new glimpse at his genius, whether on the glam-rock of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, the art-rock of Low or the adventurism of his surprise 2012 comeback album The Next Day,” the Rolling Stone writes. Bowie released his what appeared to be latest album titled Blackstar on Friday, which was his birthday.
Bowie conducted several roles in movies, in The Man Who Fell to Earth, Labyrinth, The Hunger, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me and The Prestige, among others. He acted in theater in an off-Broadway musical Lazarus, which develops his character in the The Man Who Fell to Earth, including songs of his reach full music career.
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Bowie was known for his extraordinary capability for a transformation and creation of different varieties of itself. GIF animation available on social media depicted decades of music and personal image transformation.
The news of his death broke on social media and soon after it was published on several languages and many countries, where people enjoyed or grew up with his specific and gifted voice.
Rare could not share at least a piece of memory of his life and the impact of his music to their personal music references.