It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that producer, DJ and electronic music legend Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, has died at age 28.
Today (April 20) Avicii's publicist confirmed that the Swedish DJ was found dead in the Arab state of Oman.
"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given." – Diana Baron (Avicii's Publicist)
This is absolutely tragic news for everyone in the electronic music community and we send our sincere condolences to his family, friends and fans. Rest in Peace Tim Bergling.
No words can describe the sadness I’m feeling right now, hearing about Avicii passing away….💔
Thoughts go out to his family and friends…
— Zedd (@Zedd) April 20, 2018
RIP @Avicii you will be insanely missed…my deepest condolences to his family.
— Dillon Francis (@DILLONFRANCIS) April 20, 2018
my sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to the friends, fans and families of @Avicii 🙁 Banter aside, nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and im very proud of him.
— Goat lord (@deadmau5) April 20, 2018
Rest in peace, Avicii.
We lost a legend.
— DJ SNAKE (@djsnake) April 20, 2018
RIP A TRUE LEGEND @AVICII YOU WILL BE MISSED
— Manila Killa (@manilakilla) April 20, 2018
At a loss for words…Rest easy brother 😪 @Avicii
— marshmello (@marshmellomusic) April 20, 2018
Wow RIP Avicii. You did so much for dance music 😞 what a sad day
— GoodTimesAhead™️👌🏽 (@weareGTA) April 20, 2018