Friends and Collaborators React To Avicii's Untimely Passing

posted by Jessica Ramirez - 

EDM DJ-producer Avicii passed away early Friday morning. His publicist Diana Baron released a statement that said he was found dead in Muscat, Oman. No further details about the circumstances of his death have been released.

Friends and collaborators have taken to social media to share they condolences, memories and express grief over his unexpected passing. There's been a flood of messages about Avicii from EDM heavy-hitters like Calvin Harris and David Guetta, collaborators like Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and even Deadmau5, who was known to have social media beef with fallen DJ.

Take a look below at just some of the posts being shared on social from those closest to him.

Something really horrible happened. 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. RIP @avicii

A post shared by David Guetta (@davidguetta) on

This photo was taken Jan 29, 2013, the night we wrote Wake Me Up together. That song has never been more relevant than it is now. 💔 @avicii @aloeblacc

A post shared by michaeleinziger (@michaeleinziger) on

can't really describe in words how sad I feel right now.. thank you for inspiring me and millions others. RIP @avicii 😔❤️

A post shared by Martin Garrix (@martingarrix) on

Can’t find the right words to express how sad I am to find out Avicii passed away. He was so kind, humble, talented and inspiring. Gone far too soon. RIP Tim.

A post shared by Zedd (@zedd) on

I’m at a loss for words, you brought so much shine into our industry. rest easy brother 😪 @avicii

A post shared by marshmello (@marshmellomusic) on

Cant believe we lost one of the greatest music influencers of our time. Way too young to leave. Thank you for everything @avicii. Rest In Peace

A post shared by Panda Funk (@deorro) on

devastated at the news of @avicii passing. working with him was one of my favorite collaborative moments. far too young. the world was a happier and fuller place with his presence and art. sending all my love to his friends and family. X‬xdr

A post shared by Imagine Dragons (@imaginedragons) on

I’m so shocked and saddened to hear about the passing of @avicii!! @brucedriscoll and I had the pleasure of collaborating with him on his “True” album, an experience we won’t forget. Only 28, gone way too soon. RIP💔 #ripavicii #avicii

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