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Tim Bergling (Swedish: [tɪm ²bærjlɪŋ]; 8 September 1989 – 20 April 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii (/əˈviːtʃi/), was a Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer.

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Bergling died on 20 April 2018 near Muscat, Oman, at the age of 28. No cause of death was immediately given.[48][149][150] On 21 April, the Omani police stated that there was "no criminal suspicion" or evidence of foul play in Bergling's death.[151] On 26 April, his family released an open letter stating that Bergling "really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace."[12][152] On 1 May, TMZ reported that the cause of death was a suicide due to self-inflicted injuries with a broken wine bottle.[153][154]

On 22 May, Bergling's family announced plans for a private funeral.[155] On 27 May, at BBC’s Biggest Weekend, Rita Ora paid tribute to Avicii.[156][157] Similarly, several artists, including Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa, also paid tribute to Avicii on Twitter.[158] Bergling was buried on 8 June at the Skogskyrkogården cemetery in Stockholm.