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Avicii Dies Aged 28


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Avicii has died aged 28, his publicist has confirmed.

The Swedish DJ and producer - whose real name is Tim Bergling - was found dead in Muscat, Oman earlier today.

In a statement quoted by Billboard, the DJ's publicist Diana Baron said: "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.

"No further statements will be given."

He had retired from live performing in 2016 for health reasons.

Calvin Harris was among those paying tribute to Avicii this evening:


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