Swedish DJ Avicii is laid to rest in private funeral in Stockholm seven weeks after taking his own life in Oman

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Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii has been laid to rest in a private ceremony in his hometown of Stockholm.

Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead in the city of Muscat, Oman, on April 20.

Death - Family - Letter - Peace

Following his death, his family penned an open letter saying the 28-year-old 'could not go on any longer and wanted peace'.

The private funeral was held at Skogskyrkogården, a cemetery in southern Stockholm which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, yesterday.

Avicii - Friend - Jesse - Waits - US

Avicii's friend Jesse Waits, a US entrepreneur and nightclub owner posted a picture on Instagram of the funeral order of service, simply captioned with a heart emoji.

His brother-in-law Joakim Sterner also posted a picture from Skogskyrkogården yesterday, showing himself posing solemnly in front of a cross.

Month - Avicii - Publicist - Ebba - Lindqvist

Last month Avicii's Swedish publicist Ebba Lindqvist announced that the funeral would be held 'in the presence of the people who were closest to Tim,' without providing any more details.

No cause of death has been released, but in a statement last month Bergling's family appeared to suggest he took his own life, saying that he struggled with his thoughts and 'could not go on any longer'.

Letter - Family - Avicii - Soul - Guy

The letter, signed 'The Family', described Avicii as a 'fragile artistic soul and a sensitive guy not made for the machinery he ended up in'.

It says he 'truly battled thoughts about the Meaning, Life, Happiness. Now, he could not go on any more. He wanted peace.'

Days - Death - Avicii - Relationship - Model

In the days following his death, it was revealed that Avicii had been in a committed relationship with Czech-American model Tereza Kačerová, and was a doting step-father to her young son at the time of his death.

Ms Kačerová posted a heartbreaking open letter on her Instagram, in which she revealed that the pair had been planning on having children of their own, along with a series...
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