Legendary singer David Bowie passes away at 69

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London | Published: January 11, 2016 2:36:09 PM

After battling with cancer for 18 months, legendary singer David Bowie has passed away. He was 69 years old.

After battling with cancer for 18 months, legendary singer David Bowie has passed away. He was 69 years old.

The singer, who released a new album last week, was known as the creator of glam rock and was one of the most successful artists of the 20th century, reports the Daily Mail.

Bowie’s spokesperson said in a statement that he died peacefully on January 11 surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer.

His latest album ‘Blackstar’ was released on January 8, although Bowie had rarely performed or been seen in public in recent months.

Bowie’s son Duncan Jones, also known as Zowie Bowie, confirmed the news on Twitter saying, “Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.

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