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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

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'First' David Bowie Starman demo sells at auction for £50,000
BBC Entertainment, 2019-03-13 09:25:32
The tape had been put in a loft and "totally forgotten about" for almost 50 years, its owner said.

'First' David Bowie Starman demo up for auction
BBC Entertainment, 2019-03-10 23:59:31
The tape was packed away and "totally forgotten about" for almost 50 years, says its owner.

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Variety, 2019-02-22 01:48:47
The ouster of Heather Parry from the top filmed content job at Live Nation Productions leaves several high-profile projects in limbo — including a David Bowie IMAX experience and a TV series about the moms who raised rock stars. In her capacity as filmed content head, Parry was the music ...

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