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Cassius’ Philippe ‘Zdar’ Cerboneschi dies: Dance music world reacts

"His work in the early days with Le Funk Mob and Etienne de Crecy gave French electronic music a gold standard that fulfilled its promise through Cassius, Daft Punk and beyond"

It was announced earlier today that legendary producer and French house pioneer Philippe ‘Zdar’ Cerboneschi has died.

The news was confirmed in a statement from his agent to French newspaper, Le Monde.

Since news of Cerboneschi’s death broke, the dance music world has taken to social media to share their condolences.

Below, Pete Tong, Eclair Fifi, The Black Madonna, Gilles Peterson and more share their memories and sympathies.