David Bowie

What his obstacles are, how he over came it.

David Bowie's Childhood

David Bowie, was born as David Robert Jones who changed his named later on in his career. He was born January 8th,1947. He was born in a small house in South London, in the Brixton neighborhood. His mother name was Penny Burns who was a star in a glamorous cinema usherette. His father was a World War two veteran, who six months after David was born he left. Penny had another son named Terry, who was five years older then David, he was his half brother. In high school, his brother later on became a mental patient, and later on committed suicide. Also in high school he got in a fight with his friend over a girl. And had to get eye surgery that is why one, is blue and the other on is brown.
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David Bowie's Adulthood and Career

Thanks to his older brothers influence he joined a career in music. He had many bands over time his most famous one was Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. He

He later created Hunky Dory in the 70s. Hunky Dory means, fine or doing well. So I believe it was him showing that even after all he went through he is fine. He became Ziggy Stardust and made a band Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from mars. He portrayed Ziggy as a doomed musician. In the 1970s he made a album the rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust. To portray the rise and fall of rock and roll. He played a role in many movies and plays, most of them we was the controlling person. Many reporters believed that he was trying to take

control of his life. He later made a song as a wedding gift for his new wife Iman who they both were struggling in the record business.

David Bowie's Accomplishments

David Bowie has produced over 50 albums and played parts in multiple movies. He made a hit song called Under Pressure with the lead singer of Queen. (Freddy Mercury) And worked with Jim Henson in multiple situations. He even made it into multiple museums in London, Paris and much more. He made it into the Rock and Roll hall of fame in 1996.
Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure (Classic Queen Mix)

David Bowie Struggles

  1. David Bowie went through many problems through out his life. In the early 2000's he had a heart attack. When he was 6 months old his father walked out on his mother. His brother committed suicide when he was in high school. In the late 1980s his first wife divorced him but he got to keep his son. When he got married to his second wife they both went through struggles in the record business.

How he overcame his struggles .

2. He over came his struggles through his music, when he was feeling down he would write a song about it. When he was getting sick due to the cancer he made an album. When his brother committed suicide he made a song for him. When he knew Ziggy Stardust was going down hill, he made a last album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust.

David Bowies life theme

Even though he fell down multiple times he always got back up. Even though in some situations it took longer then normal.


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