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DJ and producer SOPHIE has died, aged 34 – the world of music pays tribute
The artist passed away early this morning (January 30) in Athens following a sudden accident
Sophie, a Grammy Award-nominated Scottish musician whose high-intensity electronic productions pushed the boundaries of 21st-century pop music, has passed away at the age of 34.
Sophie’s management confirmed that the artist died at his home in Athens at around 4 am, “after a sudden accident. At this time, respect for the family and its privacy is our priority.
The statement reads that the producer was “a pioneer in the new field of sound and one of the most influential artists of the past decade. Not only for the production and ingenious creativity but also for the mission and vision that was achieved”.
A testament to the excellence
In the wake of being given the Innovator gong at the Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards in 2018, Sophie utilized the stage to advance trans rights.
“To be really meriting this honor included changing the sound of the present music, yet in addition tearing separated a profoundly dug in and profoundly imperfect male-centric culture,” said the maker while gathering the honor.
“Making a more assorted, motivating and important future for us and the ages whose experience our choices influence and help shape.”
Sufi had caused spirituality
Sophie was transsexual, and talked about sexual orientation personality in a 2018 meeting with Paper magazine, saying: “Transness is taking control to align your body more with your spirit and soul so the two aren’t battling against one another and attempting to endure … It implies you’re not a mother or a dad – you’re a person who’s taking a gander at the world and feeling the world.” Sophie’s group said that pronouns ought not to be utilized while portraying the craftsman.
Among those offering recognition was Christine and the Queens, who said was “a heavenly maker, a visionary, a reference. She opposed the limited, regularizing society by being a flat out a victory, both as a craftsman and as a lady. I can’t accept she is no more. We need to respect and regard her memory and inheritance. Love the pioneers.”
Model and extremist Munroe Bergdorf said she was “shattered”, adding: “Our people group has lost a symbol, a pioneer and a visionary brilliant light.” Sam Smith expressed: “The world has lost a heavenly attendant. A genuine visionary and symbol of our age. Your light will keep on motivating so numerous for a long time into the future.”
A great lesson to learn a lot from
Our community has lost an icon, a pioneer and a visionary bright light.— Munroe (@MunroeBergdorf) January 30, 2021
SOPHIE you will be missed. Thank you for sharing your talent with us. I hope we get to meet again one day. Rest in peace sister ✨ pic.twitter.com/ATZONIGgMY
Many celebrities tweeted and expressed their sadness for her death
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