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Dario G star dies aged 53

Dario G star Paul Spencer has died at the age of 53 following a cancer diagnosis.

The dance producer, whose hits included Sunchyme and Carnaval de Paris, was diagnosed with stage four rectal cancer in 2023 and regularly posted about his condition on social media.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Paul Spencer earlier today,” the musician’s family said as they announced the news on social media.

“He was positive until the end but this was one battle he could not fight anymore. He leaves behind a wonderful musical legacy and many happy memories for many people.

“He will be sadly missed by everyone who loved him. Shine bright our big star.”

Fellow musicians have paid tribute to Spencer in the comments section below the post.

Electronic duo Phats and Small wrote: “Lost for words. One of the good guys, you’ll be missed brother.”

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British DJ and radio presenter MistaJam wrote: “Sending love and sincere condolences to his friends and family.

“Rest in Peace, thank you for the music.”

DJ and record producer Sigala wrote: “That’s so sad. A true inspiration, he brought joy to so many people and will live on forever through his music.

“Paul told me many times over the last year ‘go get yourself checked’ so I’m passing on that message to anyone reading this, as I’m sure he would want me to. Our health should be more of a priority!

“He will be missed greatly. Sending love to his family, rest in peace buddy.”

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