David Bowie Tattoos
David Robert Jones known as David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. He was a figure in popular music for over five decades, considered by critics and musicians as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s.
His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, his music and stagecraft significantly influencing popular music. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million worldwide, made him one of the world’s best-selling music artists. In the UK, he was awarded nine platinum album certifications, eleven gold and eight silver, releasing eleven number-one albums. In the US, he received five platinum and seven gold certifications. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
David Bowie Leg Tattoo
David had one tattoo on the back of his left calf which depicts a dolphin and a Japanese viration of the Serenity prayer among the content, it portrays a man riding a dolphin, with his, left hand extended with a little frog, along with a personal Japanese (Kanji) inscription.
David drew the artwork himself and had a Japanese tattooist ink it from him and also translate the prayer into Katakana. David said he had the tattoo done in 1991 ” as a confirmation of the love I feel for my wife and my knowledge of the power of life itself”.