David Bowie Dies At Age 69 After 18-month Secret Battle With Cancer

Jan 11, 2016 at 2:43 am |
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British singer David Bowie died on Jan. 10 at the age of 69. The news was posted on the artist’s official social media accounts; Bowie’s rep also confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter.

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In 2004, Bowie had chest pains while performing at a festival while he was in Germany and then collapsed backstage. Bowie initially thought he just pinched a nerve in his shoulder but the pain was later diagnosed as a clogged coronary artery and required emergency heart surgery.

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Bowie is survived by his model wife, Iman, their daughter Alexandria Zahra Jones, and his filmmaker son Duncan Jones, from his first marriage to Mary Angela Bowie (née Barnett).

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