Torontonians share their David Bowie memories on Twitter

Last night's sad news about the death of David Bowie had Torontonians turning to Twitter to share their memories of the iconic musician, actor and performer, who died at 69 after a battle with cancer.

Iconic singer played many memorable shows in Toronto

A Toronto street artists painted this tribute to the late David Bowie on Queen Street West, near Spadina Avenue. (CBC)

David Bowie Forever.

That's the message painted in huge letters along Queen Street West by street artist Victor Fraser, one of many Torontonians mourning the British musical icon's death on Monday.

"The planet mourns the loss of an incredible, incredible man," Fraser told CBC News near his sidewalk painting on one of Toronto's most musical streets.

Bowie died "peacefully" Monday and was surrounded by family, said a written statement on the legendary musician's social media accounts.

Graffiti art of David Bowie on the side of a building near Bathurst Street and Bloor Street West. (CBC)
Many memories were shared this morning were about the shows Bowie played in Toronto throughout his long career:

Some recalled seeing the Bowie exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario in the fall of 2013: 


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