Late electronic music legend Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, was born on September 8th. Bergling retired from touring in 2016 due to health problems, having suffered from stress and poor mental health for several years. On 20 April 2018, he died by suicide in Muscat, Oman.
Avicii’s Legacy & The Tim Bergling Foundation
Avicii was an icon and a legend that touched many lives. His positive influence in the electronic music industry is still felt today.
After his death, Avicii’s parents, Tim and Anki Bergling created the Tim Bergling Foundation. The foundation’s website highlights that it “advocates for the recognition of suicide as a global health emergency and actively works to remove the stigma attached to suicide mental health issues.”