Ziggy Stardust: The Pop Persona Who Birthed The 'Pop Persona'
David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust and Major Tom helped carve a path for the modern-day "pop persona" used by so many of today's biggest artists.By Jamal Andress | January 11, 2016
Ziggy Stardust: The Pop Persona Who Birthed The "Pop Persona."
While we'll miss the singer/songwriter/actor, and most importantly, influencer, David Bowie, his legacy lives on through one of his greatest contributions to popular music, the pop persona.
Before his death on Jan. 10, David Robert Jones brought Major Tom, the Thin White Duke, Screaming Lord Byron and Ziggy Stardust to life through his music.