In memoriam: Avicii (Tim Bergling)

Sweden 15.1.2015

On 28 April 2018, the Swedish disc jockey, composer and music producer Avicii (actually Tim Bergling) died at the age of only 28 years. Born in Stockholm on 8 September 1989, the musician became known in 2010 through the songs “My Feelings for You”, “Seek Bromance”, and “Blessed”. He has worked with Coldplay, Robbie Williams, David Guetta and Madonna. 2013 he composed with former ABBA members Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, the song “We Write the Story”, which was used as the theme song for the Eurovision Song Contest. The song “We will find a Way”, produced along with Carlos Santana and Wyclef Jean, was chosen by FIFA as the official song of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Avicii composed together with the Australian singer-songwriter Conrad Sewell the song “Taste the Feeling” that probably each of us has in the ear as the promotional song for Coca-Cola.
By end of 2016 Tim Bergling, who’s stage name derived from “Avici”, the deepest Buddhist hell, retired from the public for health reasons.