Singer Alvin Stardust Dies Age 72

23 October 2014, 11:23

Glam Rock Star, Alvin Stardust

Alvin Stardust has died aged 72 after a short illness.

Born Bernard Jewry in the East End of London in 1942, his hits included My Coo Ca Choo, Jealous Mind and I Feel Like Buddy Holly.

He had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his wife and family around him.

The former glam rock star had been due to release his first studio album in 30 years this autumn.