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Avicii, the electronic music alias of Tim Bergling, was found dead in Oman today. He was 28 years old.

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” a statement reads. “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.”

Avicii had retired from touring in 2016, citing health reasons. Among his health problems was acute pancreatitis, which came from excessive drinking. He had his gallbladder and appendix taken out in 2014. He had recently released a documentary chronicling the retirement from touring and health issues, titled True Stories.

 

READ MORE: Uproxx.com

Article Courtesy of Uproxx

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