After 18 months of battling cancer, David Bowie died Sunday night. He was surrounded by family when he passed at 69 years of age. His official Facebook page stated:
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
His son, Duncan Jones, also confirmed the passing of the star on his Twitter:
David Bowie dominated the pop music scene and enchanted us with memorable rolls like Jareth the Goblin King from Labyrinth. He was a talented man who shall be missed by his family and fans throughout the world!
Let’s honor him by keeping his music alive in your hearts and minds.