Music legend David Bowie has died at age 69

According to E!, David Bowie has passed away, just two days after his 69th birthday.  The legendary singer's Facebook page posted the tragic news Sunday evening,writing, " David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer."  The statement continued, "While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief." No further details were released at this time.  Bowie is survived by two children: Duncan Jones and Alexandria "Lexi" Zahra Jones.