London, Oct 23 (IANS) English singer Alvin Stardust died after a short illness. He was 72.
Stardust’s manager confirmed the news about his demise Thursday, reports mirror.co.uk.
He was recently diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at his house with his wife Julie and other family members around him.
The singer, whose real name was Bernard Jewry, started out in the music business in the 1960s. He was set to come back with a new album “Alvin” after 30 years.
Stardust is best known for singles like “My coo ca choo”, “Jealous mind” and “I feel like buddy holly”.