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London museum to open David Bowie exhibition
Sept. 4, 2012, 12:38 PM EST
LONDON (AP) -- David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit
will be among some 300 items shown at a London exhibition that traces the
singer's career through five decades.
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The retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum will also feature Bowie's
instruments, 60 costumes, sketches, hand-written lyrics, diary entries and album
Organizers said Tuesday that the show, "David Bowie Is," will chronicle
Bowie's influence on art and culture and his role in inspiring
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The items on display are from the David Bowie Archive in New York. The
exhibition opens in March 2013.
Bowie, 65, who now lives in the U.S., was born David Robert Jones in
1947 in south London. He adopted his stage name in 1965.