David Bowie tributes from London Olympic Opening, Closing Ceremonies (video)
David Bowie, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who died Sunday after a long cancer battle at age 69, made an impact at the London Olympics without even playing at the Games.
Bowie’s hit “Heroes” was the music choice to accompany the Great Britain delegation’s march into the Opening Ceremony amid a flood of confetti.
In the Closing Ceremony, a Bowie tribute included a flash of images of the British-born musician and a runway models segment with Bowie’s “Fashion” playing at the Olympic Stadium.
Bowie turned down an opportunity to play live at the Olympics as he had not toured since 2006, according to British media.