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David Bowie Bio: David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in the music industry and is considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, with his music and stagecraft having a significant impact on popular music. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million albums worldwide, made him one of the world’s best-selling music artists. In the UK, he was awarded ten platinum album certifications, eleven gold and eight silver, and released eleven number-one albums. In the US, he received five platinum and nine gold certifications. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
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David Bowie was born David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947 in Brixton, London. His mother, Margaret Mary “Peggy” (née Burns; 1913–2001), was born at Shorncliffe Army Camp near Cheriton, Kent. Her paternal grandparents were Irish immigrants who had settled in Manchester. She worked as a waitress at a cinema in Royal Tunbridge Wells. His father, Haywood Stenton “John” Jones (1912–1969), was from Doncaster and worked as a promotions officer for the children’s charity Barnardo’s. The family lived at 40 Stansfield Road, on the boundary between Brixton and Stockwell in the south London borough of Lambeth. David Bowie attended Stockwell Infants School until he was six years old, acquiring a reputation as a gifted and single-minded child—and a defiant brawler.
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At her first night at MGM’s Park Theater on Saturday, lady Gaga performed a series of live debuts, including a cover of David Bowie‘s “I’m Afraid of Americans” and the A Star Is Born cut “Shallow.”
“For a really long time I felt so misunderstood about the way I dressed, the way I talked, my attitude,” she told the audience before playing the A Star Is Born hit. “They thought it was shallow. I’m so proud to be this far, but the truth is, you gave birth to me.”
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