David Bowie knew he had Terminal Cancer three months before he died

British singer David Bowie learned that he has terminal cancer just three months before he died on January 10, 2016, according to a new documentary that the BBC will broadcast tomorrow about his life and career.

The iconic artist from Brixton (London) and resident of New York died two days after turning 69 and launching his twenty-fifth studio album, “Blackstar,” a project plagued by symbolism and what now seem to refer to his own death .

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The documentary, which will air on a public channel on Saturday at 21.00 GMT, practically coinciding with the first anniversary of Bowie’s death and what would be his 70th birthday, reveals that the singer knew that he would not be cured of his illness while recording the video Musical “Lazarus”.

“I knew by the end of the recording week that he had heard it was all over,” said music video director Johan Renck in statements made for the documentary “David Bowie: The Last Five Years” In the last years of the musician.

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In that interview, Renck further clarified that the theme of this video clip, which sees a pale Bowie, with his eyes covered with bandages, lying on a hospital bed, does not deal with the musician’s illness, as it has been Speculated.

“For me it has to do with the biblical aspect, with the man who would be reborn, and has nothing to do with his illness,” he said.

The film, directed by Francis Whately – who previously starred in “David Bowie: Five Years” in 2013 – will include the unreleased sound of the recording of “Lazarus” and reveal unknown aspects of the composer, with interviews of friends, focusing on his two recent works, “The Next Day” and the aforementioned “Blackstar”.

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With more than 136 million albums sold worldwide, among his long and admired legacy, Bowie, based in New York for years, reached stardom in 1972 with “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spider From Mars” and has left for posterity works of worship as “Heroes” (1977), “Lodger” (1979) or “Scary Monsters” (1980).



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