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Remembering Bowie: 13 Images of the World Mourning a Pop Culture Icon

Remembering Bowie: 13 Images of the World Mourning a Pop Culture Icon

By    |   Tuesday, 12 January 2016 03:34 PM

David Bowie, the legendary rocker also known as Ziggy Stardust and The Thin White Duke, died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 69.

Bowie was one of the most influential and most prolific musicians the world has ever seen, and he inspired legions of fans as well as scores of artists both younger and older than him with his ever-evolving personas, styles, and sounds.

Gathered below are 13 images of the world mourning the loss of David Bowie.

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David Bowie fan Rosie Lowery pauses after laying flowers at his mural in Brixton on January 11, 2016 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)


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A photo is left on the gate of the boyhood home of David Bowie in Brixton on January 11, 2016 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)


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A photograph of British musician David Bowie lies among flowers and candles left by fans at the doorstep at the building where he once lived following the announcement of his death on January 11, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


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The bust of Sir Henry Tate is painted by members of the public during a gathering to pay tribute to David Bowie in Brixton on January 11, 2016 in London, England. (John Phillips/Getty Images)


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Flowers and other items are placed in remembrance of David Bowie at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rich Fury/Invision)


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A person touches the star of British rock star David Bowie on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, January 11, 2016. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)


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A photo is displayed on a wreath in remembrance of David Bowie at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rich Fury/Invision)


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A David Bowie Memorial in New York City. (Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX via AP Photo)


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David Bowie style makeup is seen along with fans' tributes drawn onto an ad for his wife Iman's cosmetic range on the side of a store next to where people are laying flowers underneath a mural of him by artist Jimmy C in Brixton, south London, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)


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A picture and flowers are left beneath a mural of David Bowie in Brixton on January 11, 2016 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)


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Members of the public gather outside the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton to pay tribute to David Bowie on January 11, 2016 in London, England. (John Phillips/Getty Images)


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A photograph of British musician David Bowie lies among flowers and candles left by fans at the doorstep at the building where he once lived following the announcement of his death on January 11, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


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A message, picture, and flower are left beneath a mural of David Bowie in Brixton on January 11, 2016 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

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David Bowie, the legendary rocker also known as Ziggy Stardust and The Thin White Duke, died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 69. Here are 13 images of the world mourning the loss of an icon.
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