David Bowie Dies After 18 Months Battled with Cancer
David Bowie death is a colossal lost to the entertainment industry. Tribute has been paid to Bowie across the world of entertainment.
His son Duncan Jones, announced his death through his Social media account and issue a statement that;
“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.”
David Bowie was a great singer, performer songwriter, actor, collaborator and producer. But beyond all that, at the very heart of the matter, David Bowie was quite simply – quite extraordinarily cool.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron said: “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.”
Rapper Kanye West said: “David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.”
Rick Wakeman, Bowie collaborator wrote on his Twitter page; As I’m sure you can imagine I’m gutted hearing of David’s passing. He was the biggest influence & encouragement I could ever have wished for.”
David Bowie last live performance was in 2006, ten years ago.
Died at the age of 69.
What a loss!
David Bowie rest in peace.