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'Tim, you will forever be loved and sadly missed': Avicii's family

Avicii in Malmö in 2016. Photo: Björn Lindgren/TT

Published: 27.Apr.2018 08:01 hrs

Swedish superstar Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs who died a week ago aged 28, "travelled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress", his family said in a statement.

The musician, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead on April 20th in Muscat, the capital of Gulf sultanate Oman, where he had been on holiday with friends.

"Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions. An over-achieving perfectionist who travelled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress," read the statement as published by newspaper DN.

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