Musician Sophie Xeon died aged 34 following a “sudden accident”, it was recently announced.

A statement from the artist’s team called Sophie a “pioneer of new sound” as they announced the tragic passing.

The star was living in Athens, Greece, at the time of death, and Sophie's cause of death has now been announced.

It has been revealed that Sophie “slipped and fell” while climbing to "watch the full moon.”

The tragic news was announced by Sophie’s record label Transgressive on Twitter.

They said in a statement: "Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident.

"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. The family thank everyone for their love and support and request privacy at this devastating time."

The Scottish-born star had worked with musicians including Madonna and Charli XCX.

Sophie was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2019, for the album Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides.

Sophie worked with Charli XCX on multiple songs for their debut album, which was released in 2015.

The musician later went on to produce many songs Charli XCX’s 2016 album, Vroom Vroom EP, and even toured with the singer.

A statement obtained by paid tribute to Sophie’s career.

It read: “SOPHIE 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.”

It ended with: “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.”

Tributes for the star have already began pouring in on social media.

French singer-songwriter Christine and the Queens tweeted: “Sophie was a stellar producer, a visionary, a reference.

“She rebelled against the narrow, normative society by being an absolute triumph, both as an artist and as a woman.

“I can’t believe she is gone. We need to honor and respect her memory and legacy. Cherish the pioneers.”