David Bowie had a funeral

David Bowie († 69) No funeral service! Quiet and secret farewell

It was THE shock news of the very young year 2016: On Monday (January 11th) it was announced that David Bowie died shortly after his birthday at the age of 69. He had fought pancreatic cancer for eighteen months - in vain. But no matter how loud, shrill and conspicuous the exceptional artist was, he wished his farewell quietly.

Bowie, who did not share a lot of private matters with the public during his lifetime, had already discussed with his wife Iman (60) in advance how he would like his "exit". Accordingly, he is said to have been cremated shortly after his death on Sunday (January 10) in New York, as reported by the Daily Mirror, citing an insider. Neither family nor friends were present.

And there should be no funeral or even a public memorial service: “Nothing will take place. In many ways you don't need a ceremony to remember David ... you have your music for that. He just wanted to disappear, without a fuss, no big show, no fanfare. That would be his style, ”the source said.

Instead, the last album "Blackstar" (released on January 8th) should be understood as a farewell. In the song "Lazarus" Bowie sings about death - and with it he wrote his own requiem, so to speak. Nevertheless, there are commemorative events all over the world where countless fans come together to say goodbye to their idol.

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