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David Bowie

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Brixton, London, UK (1964 – present)

David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on 8th January 1947 in Brixton, London, UK) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Active in six decades of popular music and frequently reinventing his music and image, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He has been cited as an influence by many musicians and is known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of his work.

As a multi-instrumentalist, he is famous for playing the guitar, piano, and saxophone, but also plays the harmonica, drums, cello, marimba, bass guitar, koto, and stylophone. His first single was released in 1964, but he rose to fame with the 1969 single “Space Oddity” and the 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. Subsequent albums have explored blue-eyed soul, electronica, and new wave, often pre-dating these genres’ popularity or even the point at which they were defined as genres.

Bowie is one of the most influential rock musicians from the 1970s to the present. He has sold an estimated 136 million albums in his career and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to his musical career, Bowie has had success as a painter, web-designer, sculptor, Broadway actor starring in The Elephant Man, and film actor starring in many films.

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  • Angel_Blue-

    He is the guy, I'd love to meet him, but probably I would scare him with a fangirl crisis lol

    yesterday evening Reply
  • Amrabart

    this man makes me question my sexual orientation

    yesterday afternoon Reply
  • diamondsdogs

    REI

    28 Sep 11:22pm Reply
  • Actually_GIOS

    I don't think he'll ever tour again, after the heart attack he must be taking care of his health more than ever.

    24 Sep 2:19am Reply
  • lazysnailcity

    He's "On Tour"?

    24 Sep 1:22am Reply
  • corpsetastic

    my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON my father ran the prison MY FATHER RAN THE PRISON

    23 Sep 2:39am Reply
  • Lodaaaa

    Moonage Daydream is first? I like it

    22 Sep 12:25pm Reply
  • lazysnailcity

    how charming he is. just admire him. do i see him directly all of my life? he's everything for me

    22 Sep 11:34am Reply
  • microtesla

    David, please play one more. You can crash at my place. Or just play at my place you decide.

    22 Sep 5:30am Reply
  • RazorGothMetal

    King of the music at all

    21 Sep 4:37am Reply
  • Eletrophonic

    rei

    20 Sep 11:04pm Reply
  • Actually_GIOS

    I am so excited for the new singleeee

    20 Sep 8:43pm Reply
  • CaathCurtis

    Bowie, seu lindo. ♥

    20 Sep 8:12pm Reply
  • Sweetboy_88

    Fashion ♥

    20 Sep 6:59pm Reply
  • Fannyvieira25

    Modern love ♥

    19 Sep 11:30pm Reply
  • meninoestranho

    É verdade que podemos ser heróis apenas por um dia? ♥

    17 Sep 11:28am Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    >> Rare (album, 1982)

    15 Sep 7:50pm Reply
  • DangerFromHell

    thin white duke

    14 Sep 3:39am Reply
  • ovuervoqavtalmo

    I am Brazilian and i accept any friend request. I'm open to new artists and of various rhythms from all corners of the world. I always want to know more. Anyone with information is only pass that I accept and hear, and if you want, I also have a lot of good Brazilian music to display. Let's listen to music!

    13 Sep 12:36am Reply
  • Mark0904

    Legend.

    12 Sep 2:16pm Reply
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