David Bowie lost the battle with cancer at the age of 69.
His family’s message on his fanpage:
January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.
Three days before his death, he released his video Lazarus where he is supposed to be talking from heaven.