Swedish DJ Avicii Dead at 28

Tragic loss for music.

Swedish DJ Avicii, who brought global hits like “Levels” and “Wake Me Up” has died at age 28. Real name Tim Bergling, Avicii was born in Sweden but traveled the world with musical success in EDM. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman.

While the DJ had struggled with addiction issues including alcohol, the reason for his death is not yet known.

His publicist released a statement, saying, “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.”

Fans and peers showed an outpouring of sadness over the news.

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