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David Bowie has been cremated

2016-01-14 08:02

Los Angeles - David Bowie has been cremated, it has been reported.

The music legend died on Sunday, 10 January at the age of 69 after an 18-month battle with cancer.

And after telling his loved ones he didn’t want a funeral, David’s body was apparently cremated in America without any family or friends present.

According to the Daily Mirror, David had told his nearest and dearest, including his 60-year-old wife Iman, that he only wanted to be remembered for his music.

A source told the newspaper: “In many respects you don’t need a memorial or service to remember David by ... you have his music instead.

“He would have wanted to just disappear with no fuss, no big show, no fan-fare. This would totally be his style.

“His last album Blackstar was very much his goodbye to fans instead.”

The outlet claims the “direct” cremation, which would have involved his remains being cremated without any sort of ceremony, would have cost between £480 and £630.

It also means that David’s friends and family won’t be able to say goodbye to him at a funeral.

However, several tribute concerts for the singer will be held in the next few months, where fans will be able to bid farewell to the legendary star.

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