This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.COM. David Bowie was one of the most beloved — and recognized — stars in the world, but off the stage, he lived a quiet and low-key life with his family in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.
David Bowie, Ashes to Ashes (1980). Pierrot is a stock character of pantomime and Commedia dell'Arte whose origins are in the late 17th-century Italian troupe of players performing in Paris and known as the Comédie-Italienne; the name is a hypocorism of Pierre (Peter), via the suffix -ot.
David Bowie will just come on for a little while, and everyone will be like "Was that David Bowie?" Then they'll look in the program and it'll be like YES. Also, I like the semi-formal wear for the servants, keeping a seventies vibe and sorts.