Monday, January 11, 2016
Tributes pour in for music icon David Bowie
Here are some of the reactions:
- Madonna: "Talented. Unique. Genius. Game Changer. The Man who Fell to Earth. Your Spirit Lives on Forever!"
- British Prime Minister David Cameron: "I grew up listening to and watching the pop genius David Bowie. He was a master of re-invention, who kept getting it right. A huge loss."
- Long-term Bowie producer Tony Visconti: "I knew for a year this was the way it would be. I wasn't, however, prepared for it. He was an extraordinary man, full of love and life. He will always be with us. For now, it is appropriate to cry."
- US musician Kanye West: "David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime."
- Singer and producer Pharrell Williams: "David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace."
- British astronaut Tim Peake: "Saddened to hear David Bowie has lost his battle with cancer – his music was an inspiration to many."
- Actor Russell Crowe: "RIP David. I loved your music. I loved you. One of the greatest performance artists to have ever lived. #sorrow"
- Comedian Ricky Gervais: "I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie."
- Cher: "DEVASTATED... A LEGEND IS GONE"
- British rocker Billy Idol: "He inspired us to go beyond the norm & reach out & dispel the void of life in 70's England wth r own art forms...."