David Bowie Dead at 69. Music Legend Had Been Battling Cancer

Jan 10, 2016  •  Post A Comment

“David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer,” reports The Hollywood Reporter, saying that Bowie’s rep has confirmed the news. Bowie had just turned 69 two days ago on Jan. 8th.

The story continues quoting a statement posted on Bowie’s official social media accounts: “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.”

Here is some reaction to the news of Bowie’s death on social media, also from The Hollywood Reporter:

Kanye West tweeted, “David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.”

Ricky Gervais tweeted, “I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie.”

Josh Groban tweeted, “He never seemed of this earth. Now he’s left it. He bent rules, gender, genres, and our minds. RIP David Bowie. One. Of. A. Kind.”

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.”

Eddie Izzard tweeted, “Please could every radio station around the globe just play David Bowie music today – I think the world owes him that.”

From YouTube, here’s the original video of Bowie’s “Space Oddity”:

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  1. Simply one of the best.

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