"Oh No, Don't Say It's True": Watch As Jarvis Cocker Reads Letter To David Bowie

21 July 2016, 12:43 | Updated: 21 July 2016, 12:47

Jarvis Cocker Reads David Letter To David Bowie

The Pulp frontman read the "Thank You" letter, which was penned by palliative care doctor, Mark Taubert, shortly after the icon lost his battle with cancer.

Jarvis Cocker read a letter to David Bowie, penned by pallative care doctor, Mark Taubert, shortly after the rock star's passing.

The Pulp frontman took part in the latest Letters Live at London's Freemason's Hall - alongside the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, Caitlin Moran and Jude Law - where he read the dedication which was inspired by Bowie's private battle with cancer.

Watch his reading of the moving and heartfelt letter, which begins, "Dear David, oh no don't say it's true," from Bowie's Ashes To Ashes single:


The letter was first posted by the doctor shortly after Bowie's death, and was re-tweeted by his only son, Duncan Jones.

Watch the highlights from this year's Letters Live below: 

Pictures: Letters Live 


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