David Bowie Passes Away Aged 69

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David Bowie Passes Away Aged 69

The industry is in mourning as of today due to the announcement that David Bowie has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer.

His son Duncan Jones confirmed the news on Twitter,

David’s official social media accounts also confirmed the news saying,

“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.​”

While the term ”iconic” and ”legend” may be used loosely today, David Bowie was with out a doubt one of the most groundbreaking and iconic music superstars that ever lived. His music and images inspired a generation of artists and his influence continues to be noted by many of todays top performers and entertainers.

Just last Friday (January 8) David released his twenty-sixth studio album ‘Blackstar‘ which served as a follow-up to his 2013 comeback album ‘The Next Day‘.

The star had been living a relatively quiet life over the years and made rare public appearances. His final world tour took place over a decade ago.

He now leaves behind his wife, model Iman and his two children Duncan (with ex-wife Angie) and Alexandria (his only child with Iman).

EyesandVoice would like to send out our condolences to the Bowie family. He was a man that left a great impact and legacy on many people around the world and his influence will continue to pass on through many musical generations!

David Bowie: 1947 – 2016

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Article By:  Grant Savage

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