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Fans 'shattered' by Starman’s death

It was confirmed last night the legendary musician - singer of Space Oddity and creator of Ziggy Stardust - had died of lung cancer, aged 69.‘
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:17

David Bowie in his own words

On death and cigarettes "I can't think of a time that I didn't think about death. There again, I've been smoking all my life so it's hard to not equate the two together." to Jarvis Cocker, The Big Issue, 1997
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:05

[UK] David Bowie dies from cancer aged 69: Dutch website reports that David Bowie died from liver cancer

Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:29

[UK] Tears for Ziggy: Devastated David Bowie fans mourn shock death of music icon as it's claimed he suffered six heart attacks before losing secret battle with cancer

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:27

David Bowie's secret cancer battle: Last picture shows rocker looking gaunt but well

A long-time smoker and drug user, Bowie put his health under strain for many years.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:24

What Cancer Did David Bowie Have? The Rock Legend Has Been Out Of The Public Eye For Years

While the type of cancer has not been publicly confirmed, The Guardian reported just over a week ago that Bowie may have suffered from lung cancer, which could have explained his long absence from the public eye. His last public performance was in 2006.
added Jan 11, 2016 17:10

Pop music legend David Bowie has died at the age of 69.

It's been revealed David Bowie had been fighting lung cancer for the past 18 months.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:08
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Enough to give anyone Fear and Loathing: How decadent author Hunter S. Thompson required a shocking quantity of cocaine, Chivas Regal, Dunhill cigarettes and marijuana before starting to write each day

Hunter, who committed suicide at age 68, wouldn't awaken until 3pm, and then he would start his day Chivas Regal and a Dunhill cigarette. From there it would descend into a blur of Chivas, Dunhills, coffee and cocaine.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:52
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Florence King, Writer Who Wielded an Acerbic Wit, Dies at 80

King, a columnist, author and professional misanthrope...The cultural boils Miss King sought so vigorously to lance included: Political correctness;...the antismoking lobby;... “No matter which sex I went to bed with, I never smoked on the street."
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2016 01:53

[UK] David Bowie: Back in the spotlight, still refusing to play along

Depending on who you listened to Bowie was either dying of lung cancer or he was healthy and happily watching SpongeBob SquarePants at home with Alexandria, his young daughter, and wife, the model Iman. There was simply no way to know.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:11
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