Grammy-nominated musician Sophie Xeon dies after 'sudden accident'

Grammy-nominated ‘trans icon’ Sophie Xeon dead at 34: Scottish DJ who worked with Madonna and Charli XCX killed in ‘sudden accident’

  • The Scottish artist had worked with stars including Madonna and Charlie XCX
  • Statement from transgender star’s team hailed her as a ‘pioneer of new sound’ 

Grammy-nominated musician Sophie Xeon has died after a ‘sudden accident’ aged 34. 

The Scottish artist, who was also known as SOPHIE, had worked with stars including Madonna and Charlie XCX.

A statement from the transgender star’s team hailed her as a ‘pioneer of new sound’, the Metro reported.

The statement read: ‘It is with profound sadness that I have to inform you that musician and producer SOPHIE passed away this morning around 4am in Athens, where the artist had been living, following a sudden accident.’  

Grammy-nominated musician Sophie Xeon has died after a ‘sudden accident’ aged 34

The star’s label Transgressive added said on Twitter: ‘Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident.

‘True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell.

‘She will always be here with us. The family thank everyone for their love and support and request privacy at this devastating time.’

More to follow. 

The Scottish artist had worked with stars including Madonna and Charlie XCX

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