after a short illness. too young to die at 47.
DJ Robert Miles, best known for his trance hit Children, has died at the age of 47 after a short illness.
The Italian musician topped the charts in 12 countries with the track, which was first released in 1995 and reached number two in the UK in 1996.
He also won the Brit Award for best international breakthrough act in 1997.
Pete Tong led the tributes to the DJ, who died in Ibiza, tweeting: "Sad to hear Robert Miles passing. RIP, thanks for the music."
Singer Boy George wrote: "R.I.P Robert Miles. Very sad news!"
The news was broken by producer and longtime friend Joe T Vannelli, who said: "The tragic news of the death of a very talented artist of our time makes me incredulous and upset.