As you already know, Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, passed away last week. Only being 28 years old, the death of this Swedish superstar DJ shocked the dance music community around the globe. In the days following Avicii’s death, many DJs shared their loving memories with Avicii over social media. Now, his family has given a statement regarding his death.
“We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. ” the statement reads. “We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs.”
During the second weekend of Coachella, Kygo paid tribute to Avicii during his set by playing “Without you.” This was one of the many tributes dedicated to Avicii, which his family also acknowledged.
Although the cause of death is still unknown, “Criminal suspicion” has been ruled out and 2 autopsies were performed which ruled out foul play.
You can read the full statement below:
We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs.
Thank you for all the initiatives taken to honor Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world.”
We are grateful for the privacy during this difficult time. Our wish is that it continues that way.
The Tim Bergling Family