David Bowie is dead

Picture of David BowieDavid Bowie performs during a concert in Vienna, Austria in this February 4, 1996 file photo. David Bowie marked his 69th birthday on January 8, 2016 with the release of a new album, "Blackstar", with critics giving the thumbs up to the latest work in a long and innovative career. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/Files
David Bowie died of cancer Sunday. The British music legend, who was 69 years old, kept the disease secret.
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after the a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. Many of you are going to share this loss and we ask that you respect the family’s wish for peace in their mourning, “it is stated on Bowie’s Facebook page.
Bowie died Sunday a few days after he released his 29th album “Black Star” while he turned 69 years. “Black Star”, which has seven songs were well received by critics when it was released on  January the 8.”Very sorry and sad to say that it is true. I’m going to be offline for a while. Love you all, “writes the music legend’s son Duncan Jones on Twitter.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today