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Bowie, David (<i>born</i> 1947), rock singer, songwriter, producer

David Buckley

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Brixton, London, 8 Jan 1947). English rock singer, songwriter and producer. His career has witnessed a large number of musical changes. His influence on a succession of styles and their attendant subcultures – glam and punk in the 1970s, new romanticism in the 1980s and Britpop in the 1990s – has made him arguably the most important British recording artist since the Beatles.

He began recording in the mid-1960s

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Subjects: Music

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