David Bowie has died

David Bowie has died

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On January 10, at the age of 69, one of the most important rock musicians of the XX century, David Bowie, died after a long battle with cancer. The British singer struggled with the disease for 18 months and died with his family.

Singer, songwriter and producer David Bowie has blown up the music world with his image and songs in the style of glam rock, art rock, soul, hard rock, dance pop, punk rock and electronics. Throughout his 40-year career, the musician changed his image and adapted to new directions in music, which is why he was nicknamed the "chameleon of rock music".

The artist's breakthrough came in 1972 with the hit Starman from the album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. David Bowie mixed the style of British mods (British youth subculture) and Japanese Kabuki theater and created a bright androgynous alter ego named Ziggy Stardust.

Three years later, Bowie achieved his first major success in the American music market with the single Fame from the album Young Americans, which, by the way, was co-written with John Lennon. This was followed by the 1976 album Station to Station, which is considered one of the most significant works of the musician.

David Bowie's most famous songs are Let's Dance (1983), Space Oddity (1969), Heroes (1977), Changes (1971), Under Pressure (1982), China Girl (1983), Modern Love (1983), Rebel, Rebel (1974), All the Young Dudes (1974), Panic in Detroit (1973), Fashion (1980), Life on Mars (1971), Suffragette City (1972).

The last album, the 25th in a row, called Blackstar was released a few days before David Bowie's death on his birthday - January 8, 2016.

We will not suggest that you remember a great musician, because such people are not forgotten. Let's just take another look at the photos capturing the moments of David Bowie's life and career.

(15 photos in total)

David Bowie has died

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January 1969.

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David Bowie performs in Los Angeles, 1971.

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In the image of Ziggy Stardust in 1973.

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British supermodel Twiggy poses with David Bowie for the cover of his seventh album Pin Ups in 1973.

David Bowie has died

David Bowie was an unsurpassed master of outrageous, he thought through his numerous images to the smallest detail. Here are just a few of his famous images.

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David Bowie performs in the UK in 1973.

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David Bowie, American musicians Paul Simon and Arthur Garfunkel, Yoko Ono and John Lennon at the Grammy ceremony in 1975.

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David Bowie and Iggy Pop in Copenhagen, 1976.

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In Paris, 1977.

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During the Serious Moonlight concert tour, which became the most successful and longest tour of the musician during his career.

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David Bowie and Mick Jagger during the recording of the video for the song Dancing in the Street.

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David Bowie and Annie Lennox performs the song Under Pressure at the Freddie Mercury Memorial Concert, 1992.

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At Carnegie Hall, 2001.

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David Bowie and his wife, top model Iman, 2001.

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2002.

The song "Life on Mars?" from the album Hunky Dory is called by devoted fans the greatest composition of David Bowie.

David Bowie has died

The last photo of the musician, taken on December 16, 2015. David Bowie came to the premiere of the musical "Lazarus", for which he wrote songs.

Keywords: David Bowie | Music | Musician | Rock | Death

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