In Photos: David Bowie's London

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In Photos: David Bowie's London

When Bowie passed, London wept. He may have seen stardom the world over, but this is a boy born and bred in Brixton — a Londoner through and through. Check out these pictures of the Star(man) in the city that made him.

David Bowie, 1968. At Tony Visconti's flat, Lexham Gardens
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Bowie lived in Bromley for many of his younger years
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Young Bowie in 60s London
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David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed, London, 1972
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David Bowie performs his final concert as Ziggy Stardust at the Hammersmith Odeon
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David Bowie and model Jeanette De Souza photographed by Fiona Adams, London, 1965
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Lou Reed, Mick Jagger and David Bowie in London after the final Ziggy Stardust gig at Hammersmith, 1973
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Brixton Village
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David Bowie mural in Brixton
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Bowie down 23 Heddon Street, where he revealed his Ziggy Stardust character
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David Bowie retired his Ziggy Stardust character at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in 1973
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David Bowie with Amanda Lear during a show as Ziggy Stardust. The Marquee Club, 1973.
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Brian Eno, Jarvis Cocker and David Bowie at the Q Awards, 1995
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David Bowie backstage at the Marquee Club, London, for his 1980 Floor Show special, 1973
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David Bowie was born in this Brixton house
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David Bowie at home in Brixton
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David Bowie at Trident Studios in St Martins Lane
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David Bowie at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, 1973. He retired his Ziggy Stardust character here.
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Bowie at Olympic Studio 2
Lou Reed, Mick Jagger, and David Bowie hanging out at Cafe Royal in London, 1973
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Tony Blair with Iman and David Bowie, 90s
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David Bowie at The Gallery, 28 Cork Street, 1995
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David Bowie walking around Soho, 1983
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Bowie in the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo, 2002
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A Bowie mural in Brixton
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Last Updated 17 December 2018