DAVID BOWIE DIES AT AGE 69

 

 

 

 

AFTER A TWO YEAR BATTLE WITH CANCER, DAVIDE BOWIE DIES AT AGE 69.  BORN ON JANUARY 8, 1947 IN BRIXTON LONDON, ENGLAND, UK.

 

 

 

 

It has been reported he was surrounded by his family and died peacefully.

 

 Born David Jones, he changed his name to Bowie in the 1960s, to avoid confusion with the then well-known Davy Jones of the Monkees. His one permanently dilated pupil due to a fight, that gives him the appearance of different colored eyes.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and the American Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005. In November 1997, Business Age magazine reported his net worth as being over $900 million, surpassing even that of fellow British musician Paul McCartney, making him Britain’s richest rock star.

 

 

 

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