DJ and Music Producer Andrew Weatherall Dies Aged 56
British Music Producer and DJ Andrew Weatherall Died at 56 Due to Pulmonary Embolism
- British musician, DJ, and record producer, Andrew Weatherall, died on Monday, 17th February.
- Weatherall was 56 years old.
- Born in Windsor, United Kingdon, on April 6, 1963, Weatherall started his career as a club DJ.
- Musicians including Tim Burgess and Dave Haslam paid their tribute on social media
British musician, DJ, and record producer, Andrew Weatherall has died. The well-known producer of Scream's Screamadelica as 56 years old.
His longtime publicist announced his death in a statement on Monday, 17th of February, in which he revealed the music artist died in hospital on Monday morning due to pulmonary embolism.
The statement said,
We're deeply sorry to announce that Andrew Weatherall, the noted DJ and musician passed away in the early hours of this morning, Monday 17th February 2020, at Whipps Cross Hospital, London.
The cause of death was a pulmonary embolism. He was being treated in hospital but unfortunately, the blood clot reached his heart. His death was swift and peaceful.
Born in Windsor, United Kingdon on April 6, 1963, Weatherall started his career as a club DJ and went on to found the record label Boy's Own Recording and the production Bocca Juniors.
Musicians, including Tim Burgess and Dave Haslam, paid their tribute on social media after the death news was announced. Burgess wrote on Twitter that he was "Shocked and saddened to hear that cosmic traveler Andrew Weatherall has left the building. Always a pleasure to meet up with him and share good times." While Haslam wrote, "Weatherall was one of the greatest, sweetest, funniest guys I've ever met."
I can't believe I am writing this.#RIP Andrew Weatherall
(6 April 1963 - 17 February 2020)
One of the greatest, sweetest, funniest guys I've ever met. pic.twitter.com/hXKR02k850
— Dave Haslam (@Mr_Dave_Haslam) February 17, 2020
Rest in Peace, Weatherall!