David Robert “Bowie” Jones, the illustrious and groundbreaking musician, performer, songwriter, author, artist and fashion icon, died peacefully at his home on January 10, 2016 from the devastating effects of cancer. He had just turned 69 on January 8 and his final album entitled Blackstar was released that day.
January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with…
Posted by David Bowie on Sunday, January 10, 2016
Tributes to Bowie’s memory are coming out en masse via Twitter.
Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all. pic.twitter.com/Kh2fq3tf9m
— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 11, 2016
Mourning the loss of a legend today. RIP David Bowie. pic.twitter.com/AHDonuZTWR
— British Embassy (@UKinUSA) January 11, 2016
Anyway. Let’s go make some cool shit today. #bowieRIP pic.twitter.com/YqedNs5N6T
— rstevens 3.01 gold (@rstevens) January 11, 2016
Very sad to hear about the death of David Bowie but through his music he will live forever
— Eddie Izzard (@eddieizzard) January 11, 2016
Bowie’s hauntingly prophetic final video.
Look up here, I’m in heaven
I’ve got scars that can’t be seen
I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen
Everybody knows me now
Look up here, man, I’m in danger
I’ve got nothing left to lose
I’m so high, it makes my brain whirl
Dropped my cell phone down below
Ain’t that just like me?
A Space Oddity
Rest in Peace Mr. Bowie. We think your spaceship knows which way to go.
images via David Bowie