"Klas Bergling: ”He was stubborn as sin”"
"this Year's honorary award during the Grammisgalan 2019 was awarded to the deceased Avicii. "
"On the spot to receive the award were his father Klas Bergling and held a tearful hyllningstal to the son."
"– Tim was a friendly person with humor and seriousness, humble and stubborn as sin, " says Klas Bergling. "
"Grammisgalan 2019 is in full swing. During the evening, several artists have been praised in various genres and categories. But when it was time to share out the year's honorary award, it was extra emotional. "
"this Year's honorary award went to the artist, Tim ”Avicii” Bergling, who died in april last year, and on the spot to receive the award were his father Klas Bergling. "
"– As tim's dad, I am very honored to receive this great prize. Tim was a friendly person with humor and seriousness, humble and stubborn as sin. When it came to music he was on the verge of obsessed to reach the optimum as he had thought, "says Klas Bergling and continues:"
"– It could be demanding for many who worked with him. He was a shy person who did not want to stand in the centre and he had a hard time for the official role. He had a need to withdraw, find peace and find himself – something that many of us probably recognize. "
"Avicii described himself as introverted"
"Klas Bergling tells us that the psychiatrist Carl Jung's theories of extrovert and introvert made an impression on Avicii. "
"– Tim felt that he was the introverte and said fond: Carl Jung, a fucking king. "
" We have received so much love and support from his fans, business partners from the music industry and his friends. His music is played in the new forums and in new interpretations. We are very proud of and it heats up."
"Klas Bergling also tells about the fine support after her son's death and says that several heard of and told me about the impression the son made as a person and through his music."
"– Many have been able to identify with Tim. We have received an incredible number of fine letters. "
"– Tim, we think your music will live on and continue to delight people. Thanks Tim, and thanks for the word. "
"Tim ”Avicii” Bergling died in april last year. He was 28 years old. "