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Rihanna, Sam Smith, Shamir, and More Artists React to the Untimely Death of SOPHIE

SOPHIE in 2019 Photo: Getty Images for Coachella

At 4 a.m. on January 30 in Athens, Greece, artist, DJ, and experimental pop producer SOPHIE died at the untimely age of 34, following an accident. As news of the tragic death broke a few hours later, musicians, collaborators, fans, and admirers took to social media to share their memories, feelings of loss, and collectively grieve the artist. Artists like Rihanna, Shamir and Rina Sawayama shared photos of their meeting and working together. Others celebrated and shared favorite examples of SOPHIE’s propulsive, shining pop, best enjoyed in a crowd, a sensation that is currently not possible. Here are just some remembrances of SOPHIE on Twitter, from the likes of Arca, Jack Antonoff, Slayyyter, and more.

Rihanna, Sam Smith, and More React to the Death of SOPHIE