Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies aged 28
Tim Bergling, better known as the internationally successful EDM musician Avicii, has died. Bergling was found dead in Oman on Friday 20th April, according to a statement issued by his representatives.
Bergling had a history of health issues, and retired from live performances in 2016 due to health reasons.
Figures from across the music industry have shared tributes to Bergling:
Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My heart goes out to his family. God bless you Tim x
— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) April 20, 2018
. @Avicii was talented and kind, and I was genuinely excited to see what would come next from him. His future most certainly should have been written beyond age 28. I am
Rest easy Tim.
— Kaskade (@kaskade) April 20, 2018
In a career spanning ten years, Bergling accrued a number of international hits, perhaps most notably Levels, Hey Brother, and Wake Me Up, as well as releasing two platinum-selling albums. He also collaborated with acts such as Coldplay and Madonna.
Image credits: www.avicii.com