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Rock 'n Roll Icons: David Bowie

Filmmaker: Richard Driscoll
Year: 2020
Length: 45 Minutes
Color: Color
Details: HDTV
Cast: David Bowie

Description

This Music Bio tells the story of David Bowie was an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in the music industry and is considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. He was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, with his music and stagecraft having a significant impact on popular music. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at over 100 million records worldwide, made him one of the world's best-selling music artists. In the UK, he was awarded ten platinum album certifications, eleven gold and eight silver, and released eleven number-one albums. In the US, he received five platinum and nine gold certifications. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. Rolling Stone placed him among its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and following his death in 2016, Bowie was dubbed "The Greatest Rock Star Ever" by the magazine.

This program looks at highlights of his life and career

Notes

French, Germany, Italian, Neutral Spanish, and Japanese Language Versions are available. This film is part of the Digital Series Rock Icons created by Monarch Films

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