David Bowie (1947–2016)

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"Singer David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, has died of cancer at the age of 69." (Source: BBC)

Will Straw, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

“For too much of its history, rock music has been about masculinity. Bowie kept it about masculinity (his contributions with women seem to be few), but he upset dominant ideas about masculinity more than anyone else in rock.”
—Will Straw

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