Musician, Songwriter, Actor, Record producer
David Robert Jones (born 8 January 1947), known professionally by his stage name David Bowie (ˈboʊ.i), is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure...Wikipedia
Born: 8th January, 1947, Brixton, London, England
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Space Oddity
Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I`ve seen on some of the songs that I`ve written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.
And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought, I`m going to learn the saxophone. When I grow up, I`m going to play in his band. So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan.
In November 1997, Business Age magazine reported his net worth as being over $900 million, surpassing even that of fellow British musician Paul McCartney, making him Britain's richest rock star. In 1999, Reuters placed his net worth at roughly $917 million. In 2003, the Sunday Express claimed his net worth was still in the $900 million (£510 million) range but that this placed him second to Paul McCartney. However, in 2005 the Sunday Times Rich List pegged his fortunes at roughly $185 million (£100 million).
Has in common with actor John Hurt - they have both played The Elephant Man
September 3, 2014
As she wows crowds at Venice Film Festival, the legendary French actress Catherine Deneuve says she doesn't plan on retiring anytime soon. It is impossible to imagine the silver screen without Catherine Deneuve's serene, some would say aloof, presence – she's been on it since she was 13 – and she's been wowing crowds again at this year's Venice Film Festival with ease. Yet despite reports suggesting otherwise, Deneuve says she has no plans or desire to retire anytime soon. "Where did you read that?" she asks, eyes... Read More
Posted by Dianab 5 months ago
Costarring in 1983's horror movie The Hunger left Susan Sarandon and David Bowie hungry ... for each other.
In a new interview with The Daily Beast, the actress reveals she had a "pretty interesting" love affair with the musician after they met on the set of the film.
"He's worth idolizing. He's extraordinary. That was a really interesting period," Sarandon, 67, says.
The oldest of nine kids, Sarandon spent her younger years raising her siblings and wasn't looking to settle down or start a family of her own. "That definitely... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 7 months ago
QUEEN To Release Rare Recording Of Landmark Concert 'Live At The Rainbow '74'
June 16, 2014
Sunday March 31, 1974 is a landmark date in the history of rock music. It is now celebrated in the multi format release of a rare recording made at legendary London venue The Rainbow, of a concert by a then-up-and-coming band called QUEEN. Few who turned up for that iconic performance could have predicted they would go on to become arguably the world's best and most successful rock group, although many more may have suspected it after this stunning... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 8 months ago
JIMMY PAGE Delivers Berklee School Of Music Commencement Address
May 11, 2014
Nearly 900 graduates from 66 countries received degrees today at Berklee's 2014 commencement. Berklee president Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to music legends Jimmy Page, Valerie Simpson, Geri Allen and Thara Memory — representatives of rock, R&B, jazz, and music education. Page delivered the commencement address to the graduating class and an estimated audience of more than 4,000 guests at the Agganis Arena.
Page told the audience he was... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 9 months ago