Mathew Seligman,64 was English Bass guitarist with the new wave music scene of the 1980s. David Bowie bassist Mathew Seligman, 64 was died yesterday, because of covid-19. He was also a camera club number. We would like You to share your memories and tributes for those who have died from covid-19.
Yesterday Dolby reported that Seligman had been placed in an induced coma in St George hospital London, after having diagnosed with covid-19. On 17 April he posted on Facebook page that Seligman had suffered a “catastrophic haemorrhage stroke” from which he was expected to recover, Seligman died later that day.
Mathew moved to Japan for a few years and switching profession to law, specializing in human rights. In 1985 , he and his friend Dolby backed Bowie during his historic live Aid performance. Bowie used Seligman again a year later on the sound tract for the Labrynth and on his song ” Absolute Beginners”.
Onstage he would Tope and lurch and pace when music mood him. Mathew is always one of the greats. He leaves behind son Deji, daughter Lily and Mami, his partner and Lily’s mother. Born in Cyprus and raised in England , the bassist first came to prominence as a founding member of Bruce wooley.