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David Bowie’s widow pays tribute on what would have been his 72nd birthday

Fashion model Iman married Bowie in 1992.

David Bowie’s widow paid tribute to the seminal artist on what would have been his 72nd birthday (Yui Mok/PA)
David Bowie’s widow paid tribute to the seminal artist on what would have been his 72nd birthday (Yui Mok/PA)

David Bowie’s widow paid tribute to the seminal artist on what would have been his 72nd birthday.

Bowie, one of the most influential and revered musicians of the 20th century, died in January 2016 aged 69.

His albums include The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, Heroes and Let’s Dance.

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On Tuesday, the singer-songwriter’s wife, Iman, posted a tribute to Bowie on Instagram.

In green letters on a pink background, she shared a message reading: “My memory loves you. It asks about you all the time.”

Imam, a Somali fashion model who wed Bowie in 1992, later posted a picture of the pair together and wrote in the caption: “Jan 8th Eternal Memories, Eternal Love #BowieForever.”

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The couple have an 18-year-old daughter together, Alexandria ‘Lexi’ Zahraand, while Bowie also has a son, Duncan Jones, from his marriage with Angela Bowie.

Bowie died on January 10 2016 in New York following a battle with cancer. He was born in Brixton, London, in 1947.

He formed his first band at the age of 15 before going on to enjoy a career defined by reinvention and daring visual presentation.

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