Trance producer Robert Miles dies aged 47
Trance producer Robert Miles has died at the age of 47.
Miles, who was born Robert Concina in Switzerland in 1969, worked as a dance producer for more than 20 years until he passed away this week.
His death was first reported by DJ Mag Italia which explained that Miles passed away from an unreported illness at the age of 47.
Miles, who released five albums across his career, was best known for his debut single 'Children', which hit Number One in more than 12 countries when it was released in 1995. It sold over 600,000 copies in the UK alone.
A number of Miles' fellow DJs have paid tribute to him, including Pete Tong and Ferry Corsten, you can read a selection below:
Sad to hear Robert Miles passing r.i.p thanks for the music 🙏#deconstruction#classichouse pic.twitter.com/f7xsvLTBF6— Pete Tong mbe (@petetong) May 10, 2017
Sad news... RIP #RobertMiles...— Ferry Corsten (@FerryCorsten) May 10, 2017
Shocking news about the passing of Robert Miles. #Children will forever be in the lexicon of dance music. RIP— Sharam (@DJSHARAM) May 10, 2017