Posted on Thursday, 11 October 2012
…he was still too shy to fully inhabit Ziggy Stardust, so he used a surrogate—a fashion designer named Freddie Burretti. Burretti was to serve as the face, while Bowie wrote and sang the songs. He called the project “Arnold Corns.
The Story of Ziggy Stardust: How David Bowie Created the Character that Made Him Famous | Open Culture