David Bowie's 70th birth anniversary: Remembering the iconic British singer

Updated: Feb 02, 2018, 08:32 IST
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    Bowie was born David Jones but reinvented himself David Bowie in 1966. While his first album 'The World of David Bowie' left just a mild impression, it was his work in 'Space Oddity', which made him a name to reckon with. Pic/AFP
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    David Bowie's dramatic presence was an important element of his iconic image and many artists who came later picked up on the sheer enigma of drama for a rockstar. Pic/AFP
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    David Bowie's sexual ambiguity was also cause for much talk and gossip, something that became an essential element of his onstage persona. Pic/AFP
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    David Bowie, with his first wife Angela (Angie) and his son Zowie, after receiving an award for his latest record 'Ziggy stardust' in Amsterdam on February 17, 1974. Pic/AFP
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    David Bowie married Somali-American model Iman in a private ceremony in Lausanne on 24 April 1992. Pic/AFP
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    Director Duncan Jones (Zowie Bowie) with father David Bowie attend the premiere of 'Moon' at 2009 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on April 30, 2009 in New York City. Pic/AFP
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    British singer David Bowie poses for photos after he received a star on the world famous Walk of Fame in Hollywood on February 12, 1997 shows. Pic/AFP
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    Rihanna met British singer and legend David Bowie and wife Iman at the DKMS' 5th Annual Gala: Linked Against Leukemia at Cipriani Wall Street on April 28, 2011 in New York City. Pic/AFP
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    David Bowie also carved out an acting career in the midst of his drugs, sex and rock n roll lifestyle. He is survived by his wife Iman, son Duncan Jones and daughter Alexandria. Pic/AFP
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    British singer David Bowie performs at the Auteuil's Hippodrome in Paris, on June 9, 1983 in front of a thousand fans. Pic/AFP
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On David Bowie's 70th birth anniversary, here's a tribute to the British singer through some rare images and facts...

 

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