Remembering David Bowie: Tributes pour in from across the music spectrum

Iconic glam rocker who first stormed the stage as Ziggy Stardust had just released a new album

David Bowie from his Heroes era in West Berlin.

David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday. He was 69 and had just released a new album.

Here’s a look at the global reaction online: