From the Guardian:
David Bowie has died, 18 months after being diagnosed with cancer.
The 69-year-old singer’s death has been confirmed in a Facebook post from his official page:
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
We can all be heroes …