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David Bowie
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Born in Brixton, London
Born on 8th of January 1947
Died on 10th of January 2016
British hero of the week January 11th 2016

Born 1947 - English rock singer.


Real name is David Robert Jones. Had first success with Space Oddity (1969). Known for extravagant stage images using a variety of musical styles. Other albums include Hunky Dory (1971) and Diamond Dogs (1974). Films include The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1983). Acted on Broadway in The Elephant Man.

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