David Bowie, from his true name David Robert Jones, was born
in London on January 8, 1947. He follows studies studious and
obtains, at 16 years, a diploma in joinery. However, as of the
finished school, it quickly gives up this die to work like mannequin
and to learn the music. It has a certain talent of saxophonist
and is engaged by several groups which record ten individual.
Success is not with go but David forges the character during
these years difficult and it relies total in him and its talent.
It is not wrong, since in 1969 the album "Space Oddity
leaves" which meets a true success thanks to the title
headlight which with given its name to the album. Agitator,
it gets dressed as a woman, takes drugs, acknowledges his bisexuality
and crosses the Sixties ten by often doing the one of the newspapers.
Its career connait tops and bottoms, and atteind the top with
Ziggy Stardust into 73. The albums are enchainent with an incredible
rhytme and moreover, David produces a number of another artist
(Lou Reed, Iggy Pop).
With the turning
of the Eighties David does not confine that to the rock'n'roll
and he turns in some films "The Hunger" with Catherine
Deneuve, "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence", etc. In 1983
the album "Let' S Dance leaves", which starts again
the bowiemania but finally is not with the taste of its creator.
David crosses the Eighties like a slow descent in the hells
of the star system and lose himself in a work of poor quality
until 1993 and the exit of "Black tie White Noise"
and especially "Outside" in 1995. Since it enchaine
turned and album by keeping a certain constancy in the quality
of its work and can be praised at almost 60 years to have become
a world musical reference.