Big and small names from the world of music react to Friday reports on the news of the death of the Swedish dj and music producer Avicii.
The Belgian dj Like Mike posted Friday photos from Avicii on Instagram, with the caption: ‘This is the crazy boy who I was ten years ago met. It was strange in our life and we have each other the past few years, not seen much, until I recently not only as a friend learned, but also as one of the most fascinating and talented people I’ve met and will ever meet. Your loss can not in words be expressed. I will miss you brother, and I know that you are watching. You will always be in our hearts and our minds to sit. I love you, brother.”
Netsky speaks of ‘terrible news’. ‘Such a talented person. My thoughts are with his family, ” he wrote on Twitter, while Charlotte White , the shorter with ‘Rest in peace, Tim Bergling’.
A beautiful soul
The Brit Calvin Harris calls Bergling a beautiful soul, a passionate and exceptionally talented. “You still had so much to do.” Also, Deadmau5 let his compassion show through Twitter. “All joking aside, nobody can deny what he has achieved and done for the contemporary dance music. I am very proud of him.” According to the Canadian dj, who has several times in the clinch lag with Bergling, is the Swede ‘much too young taken from us’. “I would like nothing better than if sixty is still arguing with Avicii. I know that he is at peace and now as the last laughs, because this time I his name have just written.”
‘O my God?’, responding Laidback Luke on Twitter. The Dutch dj, producer and martial artist taught Bergling early to know. Before Avicii broke sent the Swede Laidback Luke several demos via his onlineforum for producers. “I’m speechless. That in peace may rest, my dear Tim.’
Grateful for all the moments
Also Nicky Romero, who with Avicii, the song I Could Be The One (2012) – was shocked. “Dear Tim, I can’t believe what I just heard,” wrote Nicki on Instagram with a photo of him and his Swedish colleague. “There are no words that can describe how I feel now. I am grateful for all the beautiful moments that we have together to be polite and grateful for everything I have learned. The world will miss you. I hope that you now that you have found peace.”
The Dutch DJ Tiësto wrote on Instagram that ” words can not express how I feel’.
Avicii (Tim Bergling), was Friday found dead in Oman. He was barely 28 years of age. The cause of his death is not yet known, but he announced in 2016 to stop with the live performances due to health problems. As he suffered from acute pancreatitis, partly due to his excessive drinking. In 2014, his gall bladder and appendix removed.