With a simple tweet, the world was alerted that music icon David Bowie died peacefully after an 18-month battle with cancer.
In the hours since social media has erupted with remembrances from people all over the world. Especially the music community. From metal to boy bands, country to classical, Bowie was a major influence as is evident by the outpouring of kindness. Here are some poignant words for a one of a kind musical talent that changed music.