Thousands turn out for a public tribute to AVICII
On Friday, April 20 it was confirmed that Tim Bergling (AVICII) had died at the age of 28 in Muscat, Oman his publicist Diana Baron confirmed.
The statement read:
"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."
The news shocked the world and yesterday thousands of people paid their respects and remembered Avicii at a memorial in Stockholm, Sweden.
Moving memorial for Avicii in Stockholm Sweden ❤️ pic.twitter.com/luGiGiUUhs— Tiësto (@tiesto) April 21, 2018
This video just gave us goosebumps. Avicii's music touched the hearts of millions of people.
Stockholm the day after..thousands of people turned out in Sergels Torg for a public tribute to #avicii, singing and dancing along to the biggest hits of his career.. It's all about Love 💙 pic.twitter.com/okbvQOjtYs— WorldOfMartinGarrix (@worldofgarrix) April 21, 2018
Also, Avicii songs were heard ringing out from Utrecht Church Bells as they paid respect to the late DJ/producer.
As the news broke on Friday night DJs around the world paid respect to the much loved and respected DJ/producer.
Something really horrible happened. We lost a friend with such a beautiful heart and the world lost an incredibly talented musician. Thank you for your beautiful melodies, the time we shared in the studio, playing together as djs or just enjoying life as friends.— David Guetta (@davidguetta) April 20, 2018
RIP @Avicii pic.twitter.com/IGiTYetJcq
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