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Legendary Trance producer Robert Miles dies aged 47

RIP Robert Miles.

Robert Miles, the DJ and producer recognised as one of the legends of Trance, has died aged 47.

According to DJ Mag Italia, Miles passed away today from a nasty disease.

[Update May 12: Robert Miles’ Belearic radio station OpenLab has stated that the legendary artist died a “courageous battle with stage 4 metastatic cancer over the last 9 months.”]

Robert Miles was best known for producing the piano-driven timeless classic, ‘Children’, a sublime record that captured the hearts of thousands of people across the globe, reaching #1 in more than 12 countries, selling over 5 million copies and and taking the #1 spot in the Euro Top 100 chart for 13 consecutive weeks.

“The tragic news of the death of a very talented artist of our time, makes me incredulous and upset,” close friend and colleague, Joe T Vannelli said in a statement published by DJ Mag Italia.

“With him also it is a part of my life as an artist manufacturer. I will miss the fights, brawls, criticism, judgements but especially your talent in finding sounds and melodies unparalleled.”

Many Trance artists and music fans took to Twitter to pay tribute to Robert Miles.

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Written by Miguel Ramirez

My name is Miguel, and i'm a trance addict.

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