David Bowie and supermodel Iman were married on June 6, 1992 at St. James Church in Florence, Italy
St. James Church, an Episcopalian house of worship built in the 18th century, is only authorized to bless civil ceremonies, the father of glam rock and the glamorous Somali-born model were first wed in Lausanne, Switzerland before celebrating their union in the edifice referred to as Florence’s “American Church”.
Yoko Ono and Bono from U2 were among the sixty-five attendees who watched the tranquil waters of the Arno sparkle from the fireworks which lit the night sky over the 16th century Villa La Massa Hotel, where the former Ziggy Stardust danced the night away with his new bride.
Born August 15, 2000
Parents – David Bowie and Iman Abdulmajid
– Alexandria Zahra Jones, nicknamed Lexi, was born in New York City. Her names were chosen for their true meanings: Alexandria means “defender of mankind” and Zahra is Arabic for “inner light.”
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Singer David Bowie has died this January 10, 2016 at the age of 69 from cancer.
Tributes have been paid from around the world to the “extraordinary artist” whose last album was released days ago.
His son, film director Duncan Jones, confirmed the news and a statement was issued on his social media accounts.
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,” it said, asking for privacy for the family.