The popstar legend, David Bowie (born as David Jones in London on January 8, 1947), died in New York at his 69, from cancer. The death was confirmed by his son Duncan Jones through a statement released on social networks on Monday: “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle against cancer.”
The singer released his latest album “Blackstar” the day of his birthday last Friday. The production of seven songs has been positively received by critics.
His last live performance was at a charity concert in New York in 2006.
Bowie began with success in the world of music with “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and Spiders From Mars” in 1972.
His hits include “Let’s Dance”, “Space Oddity,” “Heroes”, “Under Pressure”, “Rebel,” “Life on Mars” and “Suffragette City”.
The musician also became famous for his flamboyant alter ego Ziggy Stardust.
In the movie “Labyrinth” of 1986, Bowie played the role of Jareth and Jennifer Connelly played Sarah.
His last two albums, “The Next Day” and “Blackstar” are among his best. The first celebrates the past, the second pointed toward the future.
We will always remember you as our greatest pop legend Bowie.