Legendary singer David Bowie dies at 69

DeafDucky

Well-Known Member
A man who has influenced music for decades and many singers through the years... he just had his birthday and released a new album on his birthday...
David Bowie passed away due to battling lung cancer- an 18 month battle.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/david-bowie-dead-legendary-artist-854364

His official Facebook page-
https://www.facebook.com/davidbowie/posts/10153176666977665?fref=nf

January 10 2016 - David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.

His son Duncan Jones also confirmed it via Twitter.
 

sonocativo

Well-Known Member
That is messed up... I just watched a doccumentary on David Bowie, and listened to his new albums ( mainly dark and about death ) and here, he dies.... I guess that explains his recent music as he refused to do any more interviews and I guess the reason why is he was keeping everything private. Sad to see the first celebrity to go this year... RIP David, you pushed the limits of gender bender, art and self expressions and influenced a new genere of music as you moved along.
 

caz

Active Member
It very sad .I teenager when Ziggy start dust was around went to Bowie concert late 70s What privilege .China girl one of my favourite ,banned in uk
RIP David
 

caz

Active Member
Angie Bowie his x wife in cell big brother if poor bloke seen that then Hansen him to his death horrible woman
 

sonocativo

Well-Known Member
blue eye and brown eye with look-funny face
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waardenburg_syndrome
No, he didnt have that. He got punched by a friend on the schoolyard and almost lost his eye, it was saved but it changed color and pupil permanently dialated.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bowie

taken from that link
Bowie received a serious injury at school in 1962 when his friend George Underwood punched him in the left eye during a fight over a girl. Doctors feared he would become blind in that eye. After a series of operations during a four-month hospitalisation,[13] his doctors determined that the damage could not be fully repaired and Bowie was left with faulty depth perception and a permanently dilated pupil. Despite their altercation, Underwood and Bowie remained good friends, and Underwood went on to create the artwork for Bowie's early albums.[14]
 

hoichi

Well-Known Member
His son did.sci fi movie

Named moon..


Bowie did vampire.movie late 70s...mmmm...named.hunger.....

He also.was in twin peaks.movie

RiP
 

Reba

Retired Terp
Premium Member
I enjoyed his music back in the day, and I used to have his albums. I remember seeing his movie The Man Who Fell to Earth (it was kind of weird). I once named a kitten after one of his personas, Ziggy Stardust.

He certainly was innovative.

It's too bad cancer caused his early death. :(
 
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