One year ago, rock star David Bowie died following an 18-month battle with cancer, a posting on his official Facebook page said.

According to the statement, the singer died surrounded by his loved ones.

A tweet posted on his verified Twitter account also linked to the announcement.

It read: “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.”

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