Dying Bowie Swore Friends To Secrecy

Few details are known about David Bowie’s death Sunday—his family has not revealed where he died or even what type of cancer he had, and, as the New York Times reports, even some people who had been working closely with Bowie on his latest projects didn’t know he was dying. One of the few collaborators Bowie did tell was Ivo van Hove, the director of Lazarus, a stage musical Bowie co-wrote that’s playing at the New York Theatre Workshop until Jan. 20. Van Hove says Bowie told him about his illness during the early stages of working on the show, in November 2014, and asked him to keep the information secret. Read more on Newser…