Tim Bergling, better known as the iconic Swedish DJ Avicii, died today at the age of 28.
His publicist confirmed the news today with the following statement.
It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. “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.
We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Tim’s family, friends, and loved ones. We are forever grateful for Avicii, his music, and the undeniable imprint left on electronic and mainstream music. Thank you, Tim.