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Biography

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

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