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From New World Encyclopedia
Featured Article: David Bowie

David Bowie in 1987
David Bowie (born David Robert Jones, January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English musician, singer-songwriter, actor, producer, arranger, and audio engineer. Active in five decades of rock music and frequently reinventing both his music and image, Bowie is regarded as an influential musical innovator. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the eleventh annual induction ceremony in 1996. In 2006, he was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Bowie also achieved success as a stage and film actor, notably in the 1976 movie The Man Who Fell to Earth.