The text, which started at auction with a value of 44 thousand 600 dollars, is written in blue ink on a squared A4 sheet of paper.
In the manuscript you can see the changes made by Bowie, as well as the spelling corrected by him.
The song, included in the album Ziggy Stardustphenomenal success of the British singer, talks about “Starman who waits in the sky” and hopes to meet humans.
The document was exhibited in a retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum dedicated in 2013 to the singer, who died in January 2016 at the age of 69.
Buyer is a private collector whose identity was not disclosed.