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