Life by Press Association January 29, 2019, 12:03 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter David Bowie’s cousin has recalled growing up with the famed musician and the “very cold” night the star was born in south London. Kristina Amadeus was there the evening Bowie’s mother Margaret gave birth and in 1971 she hosted Bowie at her flat in New York where she was working as a theatrical agent. She was four-and-a-half when Bowie was born at his family’s Brixton home on January 8 1947. Speaking to the Radio Times, she said: “I was in the house the night that David was born. I remember it being very cold, and hearing my Aunty Peggy shouting all night, and wondering what on earth was going on. “The next morning, my Uncle John [Bowie’s father] put me in this stuffed armchair, right at the back so my little legs were just hanging over the side. Then he put this tiny baby in my lap, wrapped up like a sausage. That was David. I was proud as punch. She also spoke of growing up with the well-loved figure, revealing that watching science fiction horror on television had made him… Read full this story
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