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10/02/2016 09:14 GMT | Updated 10/02/2016 09:59 GMT

Teddy Antolin Dead: David Bowie's Widow Iman Pays Tribute To Late Husband's Hairdresser

David Bowie’s widow Iman Abdulmajid has paid tribute to her husband’s former hairdresser Teddy Antolin, who has died at the age of 68.

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News that the stylist had passed away was announced on David’s Facebook page, less than a month after the ‘Ziggy Stardust’ singer died following a secret 18-month battle with cancer.

Iman took to Twitter to honour Teddy, sharing a touching photo of him with David.

“RIP Teddy Antolin... You will be missed,” she wrote.

The Facebook post announcing his death read: "RIP TEDDY ANTOLIN. It is with sadness that we report the news that Teddy Antolin has passed away.Teddy was a former hairdresser for David on several tours, video shoots and photo sessions. He will be missed."

RIP TEDDY ANTOLINIt is with sadness that we report the news that Teddy Antolin has passed away.Teddy was a former hairdresser for David on several tours, video shoots and photo sessions.He will be missed.

Posted by David Bowie on Tuesday, 9 February 2016

In an interview after David’s death last month, Teddy revealed how he had introduced the music legend to Iman after meeting her at a showbiz party in LA.

"David was very lonely. It was so sad – all this hard work David did each day and then he was alone,” he told the Sunday People.

"I didn't want to speak to Iman at first. I thought it would be so cliché if I say ‘How beautiful you are' but you end up doing that and we started talking and a light bulb went on."

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Bowie and Iman in 2002

Earlier this week, Iman broke her social media silence for the first time since her husband’s death to thank fans for their “love and gratitude”.

The couple were married in 1992, two years after they met and also had a daughter together, Alexandria Zahra Jones.

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