Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish DJ, remixer, record producer, musician, and songwriter who specialized in audio programming, remixing, and record producing. At the age of 16, Bergling began posting his remixes on electronic music forums, which led to his first record deal. He rose to prominence in 2011 with his single "Levels". His debut studio album, True, blended electronic music with elements of multiple genres and received generally positive reviews. It peaked in the top ten in more than fifteen countries and topped international dance charts; the lead single, "Wake Me Up", topped most music markets in Europe and reached number four in the United States. In 2015, Bergling released his second studio album, Stories, and in 2017 he released an EP, Avīci.
|Born:||Tim Bergling, September 8, 1989, Stockholm, Sweden|
|Died:||April 20, 2018, Muscat, Oman|
|Resting place:||Hedvig Eleonora Church, Sweden|
|Other names:||Tim Berg, Tom Hangs, Timberman|
|Occupation:||DJ, remixer, record producer, musician, songwriter|
|Relatives:||Anki Lidén (mother), Anton Körberg (half-brother), Birger Bergling (grandfather)|
|Website:||Avicii's Official site|
|Twitter:||Avicii's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Avicii's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Avicii's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Avicii's Youtube channel|
Grammy award-nominated Swedish DJ and remixer who became known for international hits such as "Levels," "Hey Brother," and "Wake Me Up." His debut album True peaked within the top ten in more than 15 countries. He worked with notable artists such as Madonna and Chris Martin during his career.
He began mixing and producing tracks when he was 18.
He made history in 2012 by becoming the first DJ to headline at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
He was born Tim Bergling; he grew up with siblings Anton, Linda and David in Stockholm, Sweden. He suffered with numerous health issues, including acute pancreatitis and depression, and retired from performing in 2016. He later committed suicide in April 2018.
His collaboration on the track "Sunshine" with David Guetta earned him a Grammy nomination in 2012.
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