"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," the statement reads. "The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their needfor privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given."
Avicii notably announced his retirement from live performance in 2016 for various health reasons. Over the years, he suffered from acute pancreatitis, in part due to excessive drinking. In 2014, he had his gallbladder and appendix removed.
He posted the following statement on his website last year:
Devastating news about Avicii, a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do. My hear… https://t.co/v4kho3FXmq