David Bowie died Sunday at the age of 69, after a long battle with cancer. The news was confirmed early Monday morning by Bowie’s family and representatives. Stars of all stripes — from Evan Rachel Wood and Kanye West, to Neil Gaiman and Madonna — took to social media to pay their public respects to the pioneering rock star who served as a hero and inspiration to many, no matter the background. Read on for some of the most touching tributes and remembrances.
In a statement to Vulture, Billy Corgan said: “When a true star blinks out, the sky looks different and never feels the same.”