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Fellow musicians mourn Swedish DJ Avicii

2018-04-21 07:59
 
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New York - The death on Friday of 28-year-old Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs, stunned his fans and the music world.

Many of those who interacted with the young artist have posted moving messages about his death including South African DJ Black Coffee who posted a tribute to the producer saying that they planned to work together.

Here are some of the reactions from fellow musicians and artists to the death of Avicii, a Swede whose real name was Tim Bergling.

Madonna, who hired Avicii as a producer on her last album posted a short and meaningful message on Instagram saying:

"So sad. So Tragic. Good Bye Dear Sweet Tim. Gone too Soon." 

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So Sad....... So Tragic. Good Bye Dear Sweet Tim. ?? Gone too Soon. #avicii

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Prominent electronic producer Diplo reflected on Instagram saying:

"You set the precedent for the rest of us producers/opened doors and set the trends. A real ground breaker and influencer to all your peers. You should have lived to be 150. But your music is gonna live forever..."

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Leading DJ David Guetta, who collaborated with Avicii, said:

"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." 

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Dutch superstar Tiesto, an early mentor to Avicii, tweeted:

"Words can not describe how I feel right now. I am gonna miss you brother." 

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Calvin Harris, the top-paid DJ last year according to Forbes, said on Twitter:

"A beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do." 

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Pop singer Charlie Puth posted:

"I would like to take a moment to pay tribute to the man who really opened my eyes as to what my productions could one day sound like. Avicii was a genius and a music innovator, and I can not believe he is no longer with us."

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