David Bowie died - level 3

David Bowie died - level 3

14-01-2016 07:00

David Bowie has died from cancer at the age of 69. The influential singer-songwriter and producer was famous for his music, style and contribution to the world of music. Known for his eccentric and ever changing sense of style, his over 40-year career spanned glam rock, art rock, soul, hard rock, dance, pop, punk and electronica.

He had just released his 25th album, Blackstar, on January 8th, which was his birthday.

The singer's publicist confirmed the news on his Facebook page saying, "David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month-battle with cancer."

Stars and influential figures have paid tribute to a man considered by many one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Difficult words: influential (having an influence – a power to change something), contribution (a gift), eccentric (strange or interesting), span (to include), courageous (brave).

Source: www.ondemandnews.com

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