Swedish DJ Avicii passes away at 28
Swedish DJ Avicii (real name Tim Bergling) has been found dead in Oman. He was just 28. His representative said in a statement, "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time." Avicii had collaborated with Madonna and Coldplay, amongst others.
Tributes start pouring in on Twitter
In 2016, Avicii had announced his retirement from touring
"I know I am blessed to be able to travel all around the world and perform, but I have too little left for the life of a real person behind the artist," he had said in 2016. He was reportedly suffering from acute pancreatitis, partially because of heavy drinking.Share this timeline