Legendary musician David Bowie died on Sunday after a battle with cancer. There was immediately an outpouring of sympathy, golden memories and sadness from not only regular fans of the iconic singer, songwriter and actor, but also Bowie’s celebrity admirers.
There were a multitude of touching tributes to the talented Bowie from celebrities including Kanye West, Madonna, Ricky Gervais and the Prime Minister of England, David Cameron.
Here is reaction to the shocking death of the 69-year-old superstar from the music world on social media.
But it wasn’t just the music world who lost an icon, actors, writers and politicians suffered a mighty loss when the Thin White Duke left us.
Tony Visconti, Bowie’s producer and close friend for nearly 50 years, wrote a heartfelt tribute to Ziggy Stardust on Facebook.
Lastly, Bowie’s son, filmmaker Duncan Jones, honored his dad with this photo of himself as a child with his famous father.
R.I.P. David Bowie.