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Paris names a street after David Bowie celebrating music icon’s legacy

PARIS (AP) — Paris is immortalizing British music icon David Bowie by naming a street after him in the city’s southeast on what would have been his 77th birthday. The inauguration of rue David-Bowie on Monday was first announced in 2020 by the mayor of the 13th arrondissement. The tribute celebrated Bowie’s first Paris performance in 1965 — his first outside the United Kingdom — and his lasting impact on music, fashion and culture. The inauguration features a concert and an exhibit.

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