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Bowie during the Heathen Tour in 2002

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David Bowie (/ˈboʊ.i/; born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, painter, and actor. Bowie has been an influential figure in popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive baritone voice as well as the eclecticism and intellectual ambition of his work. His androgynous appearance was an iconic element of his image, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s.

Fact file

  • Born: David Robert Jones 8 January 1947 (age 68) Brixton, London, England
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter record producer actor artist
  • Years active: 1962–present
  • Spouse(s): Angie Bowie (m. 1970–80, divorced) Iman (m. 1992)
  • Children: Duncan Jones (born 1971) Alexandria "Lexi" Zahra Jones (born 2000)
  • Genres: Rock pop experimental glam rock
  • Instruments: Vocals guitar saxophone keyboards
  • Labels: Deram RCA Virgin EMI ISO Columbia BMG Pye Vocalion Parlophone
  • Associated acts: Carlos Alomar The Riot Squad Arnold Corns Tin Machine The Hype Iggy Pop Brian Eno Lou Reed Adrian Belew Mick Ronson John Lennon Queen Mick Jagger
  • Website: davidbowie.com

Read more about David Bowie at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

David Bowie Voted Greatest Entertainer of 20th Century In British Poll
Billboard, 2019-01-18 01:24:22
David Bowie is the British public's choice for the greatest entertainer of the 20th century. BBC Two recently conducted a poll for its...

U.S. Vinyl Album Sales Grew 15% in 2018, Led by the Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie & Panic! at the Disco
Billboard, 2019-01-12 23:45:45
Vinyl album sales continue to be a bright spot among an otherwise bleak album sales picture. 16.8 million vinyl albums were sold in 2018, according...

Essential Arts: A forgotten ballet, Philip Glass on Bowie, new work by Culture Clash and Tracy Letts
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-01-12 17:30:00
The new year is cooking with a forgotten ballet, a musical tribute to David Bowie and a comedic riposte about the U.S. in the O.C. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with this week’s essential arts news: GLASS AND BOWIE Composer Philip Glass has created ...

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