Sad news rocketed around the world on January, 10th. Music legend David Bowie had passed away at the age of 69, after an 18-month battle with cancer. The legendary artist was an inspiration to legions of fans and other artists, and many shared their grief by paying tribute to their hero with heartfelt creativity on social media.
Here we share seven examples from around the web, with many playing on Bowie’s iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust or his first major hit, “Space Oddity”, famously covered by astronaut Chris Hadfield while floating inside the International Space Station.
Rest in peace, David Bowie. You will be missed.
— Christian Ward (@cjwardart) January 11, 2016
— Maria Konnikova (@mkonnikova) January 11, 2016
— Helen Green (@Helengreeen) January 7, 2016