David Bowie: 1947 - 2016

11 January 2016

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News of David Bowie’s death at the age of 69 resonated around the world this morning. The Brixton-born musician passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer. His influence extended far beyond the world of music having proved a muse and inspiration to people the world over. Bowie released his album Blackstar on 8 January, the artist’s 69th birthday. It’s Nice That spoke to designer Jonathan Barnbrook about the album artwork at the end of last year and reviewed the V&A show David Bowie is in 2013.

Here, we round up just a few of the the responses from around the world as it mourns the passing of an icon, a unique creative genius who will be sorely missed.

A true genius. So shocked and saddened. RIP DB ☄

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David Bowie #davidbowie ⚡️⚡️ Rest in peace

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❤️ Rest In Space #davidbowie

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Owen Pritchard

Owen joined It’s Nice That as Editor in November of 2015 leading and overseeing all editorial content across online, print and the events programme, before leaving in early 2018.

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