Sophie aka Sophie Xeon was a Scottish musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ. The Grammy-nominated pop musician died following a “sudden accident” in Athens.
She was 34 years old during her time of death, Sophie’s management confirmed that the artist died around 4 am at home in Athens, “following a sudden accident. At this time respect and privacy for the family is our priority. We would also ask for respect for her fanbase, and to treat the private nature of this news with sensitivity.”
Furthermore, the statement said the producer was “a pioneer of a new sound, one of the most influential artists in the last decade. Not only for ingenious production and creativity but also for the message and visibility that was achieved. An icon of liberation.”
Also, Sophie’s UK label Transgressive added: “True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell. She will always be here with us.”
Sophie was a DJ, Singer, Musician, Record Producer, and Songwriter, her father would play her tapes in his car, kickstarting a passion and ambition to be a DJ.
Later, she began her career with a stint in the band Motherland before becoming introduced to the PC Music label through Danny L Harle and A. G. Cook’s work. Then, Sophie released her debut single ‘Nothing More To Say’, in 2013, and then releases ‘Bipp’, a glitchy hyperpop bubble-under-water-sensation song.
In 2015, she worked alongside Diplo on Madonna’s raucous and unyielding ‘Rebel Heart’ single ‘Bitch I’m Madonna’. Then, Sophie also collaborated with Charli XCX on her abrasive, avant-garde EP, Vroom Vroom, and even collaborated with the English singer again on the hit single After The Afterparty.
In 2018, she released her debut album, Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides, and her albums were subsequently nominated for a Grammy for best dance/electronic album. In the same year, she discussed gender identity in an interview with Paper magazine, saying: “Transness is taking control to bring your body more in line with your soul and spirit so the two aren’t fighting against each other and struggling to survive … It means you’re not a mother or a father – you’re an individual who’s looking at the world and feeling the world.”
Sophie was transgender and used her platform to promote trans rights. In 2018, she was given the Innovator gong at the Association of Independent Music (AIM) Awards 2018, she said while collecting her award “To be truly deserving of this award involved not only changing the sound of today’s music but also ripping apart a deeply entrenched and deeply flawed patriarchal society,” and added “Creating a more diverse, inspiring and meaningful future for us and the generations whose lives our decisions affect and help shape.”
How old was Sophie? She was born on September 17, 1986, and from Glasgow, Scotland, she was 34 years old as of 2021.
Talking about her family there is not much information available about her father, mother, and siblings.
Her Net Worth is $2.4 Million USD as of 2021.