David Bowie's Family Shares Statement Encouraging Fans to Celebrate His Life "As They See Fit"
Published Jan 14, 2016After confirming the singer's death through a Facebook message on Monday (January 11), David Bowie's family have now shared another message thanking fans for the outpouring of support for the late rock star.
As previously reported, Bowie was cremated in New York without any friends or family present, as per his request. The new message does, however, confirm that his family will be holding a private memorial ceremony.
And while the message encourages fans to honour Bowie's life and work in their own unique way, it also emphasizes that no concerts or tribute events planned at this time have been officially organized or endorsed by the family. See the full post below.
Earlier this week, Bowie's longtime producer and collaborator Tony Visconti honoured his friend during Holy Holy's concert in Toronto. In related news, Visconti also revealed that Bowie had recorded several demos with him in the weeks before his death.