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    Celebrities Around The World Have Paid Tribute To David Bowie

    "I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie."

    David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer. His son, Duncan Jones, posted this on Twitter.

    Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all.

    There was an immediate outpouring of tributes.

    Nick on the passing of @DavidBowieReal

    MESSAGE FROM IGGY: "David’s friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is. - Iggy Pop"

    David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.

    Nearly brought to tears by sudden news of @DavidBowieReal David Bowie's passing RIP

    David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace 🖖🏾 #RIPDavidBowie

    So lucky to have met you!!!! Hot Tramp I love you So! ❤️ #rebelheart

    There were tributes from well-known politicians.

    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.

    So sad to hear about the great David Bowie - his music was a backdrop to my life. An incredible icon of British creativity who made us proud

    Terrible news to hear Brixton born David Bowie has died. No one in our age has better deserved to be called a genius

    Good-bye, David Bowie. You are now among #Heroes. Thank you for helping to bring down the #wall. https://t.co/soaOUWiyVl #RIPDavidBowie

    As well as from notable musicians and artists.

    RIP David Bowie. A true InspIration

    Oh no I am so sorry to hear of David Bowie's passing. He was such a great artist and has lead the way for so many of us.

    Bowie was the only pop star from my schooldays who wasn't dismayed by punk. It inspired him and he inspired it. A truly transcendent artist.

    I was shocked to learn of David Bowie’s death this morning... we will miss him badly - pg https://t.co/fEHNiz5ODk

    Immortal unbelievable A gentleman and a hero RIP https://t.co/LfOz42cGgH https://t.co/jmg9JBGpwB

    Bowie was one of the bravest artists of the century. A true Icon

    Unbelievable that David Bowie has died. What an amazing man.

    Words cannot express: RIP David Bowie https://t.co/g40zLWl3qq

    the entire world lost one of its greats today. David Bowie will live on forever. Rest In Peace. XX

    It's not often I truly cry at the loss of an artist but I'm devastated. He meant so much. Goodbye David Bowie and our youth. We loved you. X

    I'll never forget the moment Bowie's 'Heroes' started as we entered the stadium at the 2012 opening ceremony. Lump in the throat moment #RIP

    Glad to have somehow touched the life of David Bowie, sad to see him go. Wish I could have met him.

    RIP Mr. David Bowie. You were so good.

    And comedians, actors, writers, and journalists.

    Please could every radio station around the globe just play David Bowie music today - I think the world owes him that.

    I wish he could have stayed on earth longer. RIP #DavidBowie

    "But the key to the city is in the sun that pins the branches to the sky..." #DavidBowie

    One the greatest rock star legends of our lives....David Bowie has died...such a desperate loss..creative genius .....pause to remember...

    "The truth is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time" David Bowie we will miss you so much

    I cannot imagine a world without David Bowie in it. And I don't want to.

    Thank you David Bowie for all the magic and memories.

    Good lord. He was saying goodbye and we never knew it.

    It's only when you hear something like this that you realise how much an artist can feel like part of you. RIP David Bowie and thank you.

    Desperately sad and shocking news. Impossible to imagine modern music without him. https://t.co/DfbRvgva0L

    So proud! Heart bursting for you. :)

    Very few artists can ever & will ever be able to claim to be as influential, & as good, for as long. #RIPDavidBowie https://t.co/REWfbMYRS7

    #RIPDavidBowie who rocked the world w/ brilliance. All the condolences in the world to @ManMadeMoon and family. I'm so, so sorry, Duncan...

    Saddened to hear David Bowie has lost his battle with cancer – his music was an inspiration to many. @DavidBowieReal

    Very hard to imagine a world without Bowie. His vast impression left behind will make it impossible to forget. RIP.

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