Grammy-nominated producer and musician SOPHIE died at the age of 34 after an accident.
The Scottish-born, Los Angeles-based artist, an LGBTQ + icon touted for producing an avant-garde style of electronic pop music, passed away on the morning of January 30th. The representative of SOPHIE announced the news in a statement to NPR and others. The outlets say: “It is with deep sadness that I am sorry to announce that the musician and producer SOPHIE was this morning at around 4am in Athens, where the artist lived died in a sudden accident. “
“Tragically, our beautiful SOPHIE passed away this morning after a terrible accident,” SOPHIE’s record label Transgressive said in a statement posted on Twitter. “True to her spirituality, she ascended to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fallen. She will always be here with us. The family thanks everyone for their love and support and asks for privacy during this devastating time.”