Mourners Gather At Mural To Honour David Bowie

    Fans left flowers and tributes in Brixton, the singer's birthplace.

    Following news of the death of David Bowie, fans have been paying tribute to the artist in Brixton, London, where the legendary singer was born.

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    Visitors left flowers and messages at a mural of Bowie in Brixton. The mural depicts him as his Aladdin Sane character.

    Tributes to David Bowie in Brixton, where he was born

    The creator of the mural, Australian artist Jimmy C., paid tribute to Bowie via his Facebook this morning.

    Across Brixton, local businesses have been paying tribute to the singer, who was born there in 1947.

    Too sad for words #RIPDavidBowie @BrixtonBlog

    Locals have also arranged numerous vigils, parties, and celebrations for Monday night.

    Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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