|Age||69 (age at death)|
|Birthday||8 January, 1947|
|Birthplace||Brixton, London, England, UK|
|Died||10 January, 2016|
|Place of Death||Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA|
|Height||5' 11" (180 cm)|
|Claim to Fame||being one of the finest and most successful music artists of the 20th century. He is estimated to have sold over 140 million albums all over the world|
David Robert Jones OAL (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie ( BOH-ee), was an English singer-songwriter and actor. A leading figure in the music industry, Bowie is regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. He was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, and his music and stagecraft had a significant impact on popular music.