The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation is still ongoing. “Tragically, our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident,” the statement said. French singer/songwriter Christine and the Queens described Sophie as a “stellar producer, a visionary, a reference,” who rebelled against “the narrow, normative society by being an absolute triumph, both as an artist and as a woman.”, She added: “We need to honor and respect her memory and legacy. By Anthee Carassava and Henry Martin For Mailonline, Published: 09:22 BST, 31 January 2021 | Updated: 07:41 BST, 1 February 2021. French singer-songwriter Christine and the Queens said SOPHIE was 'a stellar producer, a visionary and a reference'. Only two days before her death, her record label released her latest single, UNISIL. The singer was born in Glasgow and started out as a DJ before releasing her debut single in 2013. She was 34. ', The Scottish artist 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'. A senior police official confirmed to MailOnline the artist fell from the rooftop of a three-story building in central Athens while trying to take a picture of the full moon. The Grammy-nominated Scottish artist, who was also known as SOPHIE, 'accidentally slipped and fell' in the Greek capital, record label Transgressive, announced on Twitter. She then produced English singer Charlie XCX's EP Vroom Vroom. Sister of missing Natalie Putt who left her 11-week-old baby behind when she vanished in 2003 says she's... Saturday Kitchen's Rachel Allen says her fame was 'really tough' for son Joshua, 21, as she breaks her... 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SOPHIE, the audacious producer who helped usher in a new era of pop-infused electronic music, died Saturday morning in Athens after an accident. Schedule. Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. Speaking in 2018 after coming out as transgender, SOPHIE said: 'It means there's no longer an expectation based on the body you were born into, or how your life should play out and how it should end. "Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident," Sophie's family confirmed in a statement to TODAY. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Plenty of (cat)fish! Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. The singer, pictured above in California in 2016, was born in Glasgow and started out as a DJ before releasing her debut single in 2013, SOPHIE went on to produce hits for Madonna before making a solo comeback with the track and video in which she came out as transgender, 'I can't believe she is gone. “On this Earth, it’s that you can get closer to how you feel your true essence is without the societal pressures of having to fulfill certain traditional roles based on gender,” she said. "True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell. Warning, caution ahead! “Tragically, our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident. EXCLUSIVE: We heard it through the grapevine! 'The investigation is ongoing.'. The groundbreaking artist passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning in Athens. “True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell.”. Nigella Lawson sunk to embarrassing low as Remainer's joke backfired; Sophie's … She first used her own image and vocals for the October 2017 single “It’s Okay To Cry.” The recording paved the way for Sophie’s debut album, “Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides.” Released in June 2018, it received a Grammy nomination for best dance/electronic album. from the rooftop of a three-story building in central Athens while trying to take a picture of the full moon. ', 'The family thank everyone for their love and support and request privacy at this devastating time.'. Sophie, the Grammy-nominated experimental pop musician and producer, has died following a “sudden accident” in Athens, Greece. Demetris Nellas contributed reporting from Athens. The Grammy-nominated Scottish artist, who was also known as SOPHIE, 'accidentally slipped and fell' in the Greek capital, record label Transgressive, announced on … Sophie, the Grammy-nominated Scottish disc jockey, producer and recording artist who had worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX, has died following an accident in the Greek capital of Athens. In a statement, U.K. label Transgressive said the musician, whose full name was Sophie Xeon, died in the early hours of Saturday morning. RT News App RT Question more. LONDON (AP) — Sophie, the Grammy-nominated Scottish disc jockey, producer and recording artist who had worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX, has died following an accident in the Greek capital of Athens. An official statement provided to Mixmag from SOPHIE's team says that SOPHIE died following a sudden accident. 'Traditional family models and structures of control disappear. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. 'True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell. 'I found myself so consistently inspired by her and in awe of her production. A further statement from SOPHIE's team, reported by the Metro, hailed her as a 'pioneer of new sound'. Her next single Lemonade/Hard was loved by critics. New 'smart' traffic lights will automatically detect pedestrians and wait for... SOPHIE dead: Musician, producer and trans icon died aged 34 | Metro News. 'I managed to tell her I love her and to tell her to keep fighting,' she said. A police spokesperson in Athens, Greece, confirmed that Sophie slipped and fell from the balcony of an apartment where she was staying and no foul … 'A true visionary and icon of our generation. She will always be here with us. We need to honor and respect her memory and legacy. 'Transness is taking control to bring your body more in line with your soul and spirit so the two aren't fighting against each other and struggling to survive.'. Chic frontman Nile Rodgers shared a picture of them together and remembered working with Sophie when he curated the Meltdown festival at London's Southbank Centre. Sophie’s management confirmed to the Guardian that the artist died around 4am at home in Athens, “following a sudden accident. 'Everyday was an endless stream of love and acceptance, a journey to know you deeper and deeper. LONDON (AP) — Sophie, the Grammy-nominated Scottish disc jockey, producer and recording artist who had worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX, has died following an accident in the Greek capital of Athens. SOPHIE was 34. live. You call this freedom? 'At this time respect and privacy for the family is our priority. I can feel your energy everywhere around and inside me, you're guiding me through this and calm me down like you would always do. 'We would also ask for respect for her fanbase, and to treat the private nature of this news with sensitivity.'. Heartbroken to hear this. Cherish the pioneers.”, Discussing gender identity in a 2018 interview with Paper magazine, Sophie said, “Transness is taking control to bring your body more in line with your soul and spirit so the two aren’t fighting against each other and struggling to survive.”. 'The exact conditions of the fall are being investigated by police in central Athens,' a senior official said. Sophie Xeon, a Grammy-nominated pop artist and visionary producer who went by Sophie, died in a "terrible accident" in Athens on Saturday, the artist's music label said. Tributes have poured in from across the LGBT community Sophie, who was transgender and widely considered one of the most pioneering artists in the music industry. We were supposed to get married.'. Thinking of Sophie's family and friends at this hard time. 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.'. A police spokesperson in Athens confirmed that Sophie slipped and fell from the balcony of an apartment where she was staying and no foul play was suspected in her death. Grammy-nominated musician Sophie Xeon has died after a 'sudden accident' aged 34, Sophie's girlfriend Evita Manji told MailOnline she managed to speak with the artist after she fell into an open space in the rear of the apartment bloc, Posting a further tribute online, Ms Manji said: 'I guess this is what it's like to wake up from a dream, because my life with you felt like the best dream Sophie', Greek police are probing how Grammy-nominated 'trans icon' and Scottish DJ Sophie Xeon, 34, died 'after she slipped and fell from a rooftop' of a three-storey building in Athens (pictured: The building where the star is said to have fallen). She was 34. Trans Recording Artist SOPHIE Dies at 34 After ‘Sudden Accident’ in Athens January 30, 2021 by Andy Towle 26 The Scottish recording artist, DJ, and producer SOPHIE has died at … By Abigail Covington. Furious Parisians turn on their Socialist mayor with a Twitter campaign accusing her of gross mismanagement... Is this KFC's secret 11 Herb and Spice blend? The musician and producer, known for experimental music, began releasing music in 2013. SOPHIE, the pioneering Scottish artist whose vibrant electronic productions expanded modern pop music's scope, has died aged 34 after an accident at home in Athens, Greece. SOPHIE went on to produce hits for Madonna before making a solo comeback with the track and video in which she came out as transgender. “True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell.” Grammy-nominated Scottish pop producer Sophie, who worked with the likes of Madonna, has died following an accident in Athens. A rep for Sophie confirmed she died at home in Athens, Greece, according to The Guardian. The comments below have been moderated in advance. She was 34. US producer and singer-songwriter Finneas wrote on Twitter: 'Rest In Peace to Sophie. sophie xeon accident athens Celebrity News . Scottish DJ and producer SOPHIE has died following a sudden accident this morning (January 30). Sophie dead: Sophie died following an accident in Athens, Greece (Image: GETTY) READ MORE. You were one of the most innovative, dynamic, and warm persons I had the pleasure of working with at 2019 Southbank Centre,' Rodgers wrote. © Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella Groundbreaking transgender pop star SOPHIE died in an accident in Athens Saturday morning at the age of 34. Stars We’ve Lost in 2021 The multihyphenate’s team confirmed the news in a … One transgender fan tweeted: 'As a trans woman, Sophie's music and message of empowerment means so much to me- more than I could ever put to words. Sophie, who was a transgender woman, co-wrote Madonna's 2015 single B**** I'm Madonna and worked with pop singer Charli XCX on hits such as After The Afterparty and the EP Vroom Vroom. Glasgow-born electronic pop artist Sophie had been in the company of two friends, the details of whom were not revealed by authorities. Every particle of me will always have a piece of you. Cherish the pioneers.'. Sam Smith and Rita Ora have led celebrity tributes to DJ and producer Sophie, who came out as a transgender woman in 2017 in the video It's Okay to Cry, and had worked with stars including Madonna and Charlie XCX. The acclaimed artist died in a suddent accident in Athens, Greece. Sophie was 34. RT Shop. The girlfriend of 'trans icon' Sophie Xeon who died at age 34 after falling from a rooftop in Athens while 'trying to take a picture of the full moon' has paid tribute to her 'angel'. 'She is and will always be a true icon of the community who gave us a voice and an outlet.'. Foul play has been ruled out. Sophie Xeon Dead. Before the announcement of SOPHIE’s passing, a number of her friends had put calls out for blood donations to a hospital in Athens. "Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident. The avante-garde artist earned a Best Dance/Electronic … She said the police and fire brigade took around 90 minutes to 'get her out'. SOPHIE, a Scottish musician, DJ and record producer, has died at age 34. Dem „ Guardian “ zufolge spielte sich das Unglück in den frühen Morgenstunden des Samstags in Athen ab, wo die 34 Jahre alte Künstlerin zusammen mit ihrer Partnerin lebte. 'She's an immaterial girl now, she can be anything she wants... and she is in everything around us.'. Sophie, the Grammy-nominated Scottish disc jockey, producer and recording artist who had worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX, has died following an accident in the Greek capital of Athens. The building, nestled in the district of Plateia Karaiskaki in central Athens, was cordoned off special investigators on Sunday, scouring the roof terrace for clues. Electronic music star Sophie has died at age 34 after an accidental fall in Athens, Greece. SOPHIE, Grammy-Nominated Pop Artist, Dead at 34 After "Terrible Accident" Scottish-born, Grammy-nominated musician and producer SOPHIE died following a tragic accident on Jan. 30. Sources said Sophie was rushed to the Attikon Hospital in Athens where her death was recorded under her male name of birth. Sophie, who was born in Glasgow, began releasing music in 2013 and was best known in the early part of her career for being one of the writers of Madonna’s 2015 single “Bitch I’m Madonna.”. "Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident," the musician's record labels wrote in a statement on Saturday Grammy-nominated musician Sophie Xeon has died after a 'terrible accident' while living in Athens. The Scottish artist, 34, who was also known as SOPHIE, had … 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.'. 'RestInPower SOPHIE. ? Blood type does NOT affect a person's risk of getting severe Covid, study finds - debunking previous... Britain's daily Covid cases fall by 40% in a week with 2,762 infections - while deaths are up slightly to 26. A statement from Transgressive said: 'Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident. Michelin-starred chefs reveal how to recreate famous fried... Police charge man, 34, over death by dangerous driving of two-week-old baby boy who died when a BMW slammed... Transgender woman, 24, is forced to have testicle removed after it became twisted in agonising injury caused... Bridgerton announces FOUR new cast members including Liar's Shelley Conn who will star in series two...... 'Weren't VACCINES meant to do this?' She was 34. A very very special creature... She was so curious about what is out there in the cosmos, I can feel her being happy and excited to explore the unknown. The world has lost an angel. 'Sophie was a real angel, she was the sweetest, the kindest to every soul and everything around her. Music news publications announced the artist’s early Saturday morning death in Athens, where she had been living, following an unspecified “sudden accident.” العربية; ESP; РУС; DE; FR; Where to watch. The musician’s record label, Transgressive, confirmed Sophie’s cause of death, noting, “Tragically, our gorgeous Sophie died this morning following a terrible accident,” the label wrote. Grammy Winner Songwriter Sophie Xeon’s Fall in Athens. Sources said Sophie was rushed to the Attikon Hospital in Athens where her death was recorded under her male name of birth, The artist's record label, Transgressive, announced on Twitter that the star 'slipped and fell' in the Greek capital Athens after climbing to 'watch the full moon'. The full statement can be read below: Escape to the country: The best commuter villages where workers moving out of London can snap up homes for... Ooh-la-la! Sophie's girlfriend Evita Manji told MailOnline she managed to speak with the artist after she fell into an open space in the rear of the apartment bloc. Sophie's debut compilation, Product, in 2015, featured break-out singles Bipp and Lemonade. … Your light will continue to inspire so many for generations to come. Transgender icon and pioneering electronic music producer and musician Sophie fell to her death Saturday morning in Athens in “a terrible accident,” her label said in a statement. 8,000 foreign tourists are allowed into UK every DAY despite Britons being BANNED from overseas trips -... How accurate really ARE lateral flow tests? Sophie Xeon (17 September 1986 – 30 January 2021), known mononymously as Sophie (stylised in all caps), was a Scottish musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ. Musician SOPHIE has died. Sophie, the Grammy-nominated Scottish disc jockey, producer and recording artist who had worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX, has died following an accident in the Greek capital of Athens… Her first and only album was released in 2018 and was nominated for best dance/electronic album at the Grammy's. An official statement from the artist’s team has confirmed the news to NME. ', Rita Ora wrote: 'Sending all my love and prayers to Sophie's family and friends.'. There is sad news circulating this morning (January 30) that relays word that influential avant-pop artist, pop culture force, and trans icon SOPHIE has died. 'She was my life.

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