By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline
Published: 07:45 BST, 20 June 2019 | Updated: 08:24 BST, 20 June 2019
Philippe Cerboneschi - known to many by his stage name 'Zdar' and who formed one half of French dance act Cassius - has accidentally fallen to his death in Paris.
Cerboneschi fell through the window of a high Parisian building on Wednesday evening, agent Sebastien Farran said. He was 50 years old.
Paying tribute to the musician and producer, Mr Farran told Le Monde: 'His friends join his family in their infinite sadness. Tonight the music has lost a genius.'
Philippe Cerboneschi, known to many as Philippe Zdar and one half of French dance act Cassius, has accidentally fallen to his death from a window in Paris aged 50
Active in the French music scene since the 1980s, Cerboneschi founded his best-known project Cassius in 1996 with Hubert 'Boombass' Blanc-Francard.
The pair have released four