David Bowie was a British musician, singer, songwriter and actor who was widely regarded as one of the most influential and innovative artists of the 20th century.
He was born on January 8, 1947, in Brixton, London, and began his music career in the 1960s.
Bowie’s music was known for its diversity and experimentation, blending elements of rock, pop, electronic and other genres.
He was also known for his flamboyant stage presence and his constantly evolving persona, which included the iconic Ziggy Stardust character.
Bowie’s career spanned over five decades, during which he released numerous critically acclaimed albums, including The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, Heroes and Let’s Dance.
Bowie was a cultural icon and a trailblazer in the music industry, inspiring generations of musicians and fans alike.
He passed away on January 10, 2016, at the age of 69, leaving behind a legacy that continues to influence and inspire people around the world.
David Bowie children
Bowie had two children during his lifetime. His first child, Duncan Jones, was born on May 30, 1971, to Bowie’s first wife, Angie Bowie.
Duncan is a film director and producer, known for his work on the films Moon and Source Code.
Bowie’s second child, Alexandria “Lexi” Zahra Jones, was born on August 15, 2000, to Bowie and his second wife, Iman.
Lexi is now a young adult and has largely stayed out of the public eye, although she has been seen attending events with her mother.
Bowie was known to be a devoted father to both of his children, despite his busy career as a musician and actor.
He often spoke about his love for his children in interviews and dedicated songs to them, such as Kooks from his 1971 album Hunky Dory, which was written for his newborn son Duncan.
David Bowie career
Bowie was a highly influential musician, actor, and cultural icon who had a career spanning over five decades.
His early music was heavily influenced by rock and roll, but he quickly began experimenting with different genres, incorporating elements of folk, jazz and electronic music into his work.
He gained widespread recognition in the early 1970s with the release of his album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, which featured his alter ego Ziggy Stardust and explored themes of identity and alienation.
Throughout his career, Bowie continued to push boundaries and challenge conventions, both musically and visually.
He was known for his flamboyant stage presence, elaborate costumes, and striking makeup, which helped to establish him as a cultural icon and fashion icon.
In addition to his music career, Bowie also had a successful acting career, appearing in films such as The Man Who Fell to Earth and Labyrinth.
He was also a prolific artist and writer, and his work has been exhibited in galleries around the world.
Bowie’s influence on popular culture is immeasurable, and his legacy continues to inspire artists and musicians today.