Sunday 16 January 2022
“I hope for some strength”
Gigi D’Agostino suffers from a serious illness
Hits like “L’Amour Toujours” or “Bla Bla Bla” made Gigi D’Agostino famous around the world at the end of the 1990s. But the DJ has bad news: he is still fighting his serious illness. A picture on Instagram illustrates his suffering.
Italian DJ Gigi D’Agostino is still seriously ill. The 54-year-old shares this on Instagram. A picture published by him shows the musician leaning on a walker, he looks weak. “I hope that this new year will give me some peace and strength. A hug full of good wishes to you all. Thank you for your thoughts,” he wrote in Italian.
D’Agostino made it public in December that he was seriously ill. According to the news portal t-online, he wrote on Instagram at the time: “Unfortunately, for a few months I’ve been fighting a serious illness that has aggressively affected me. It’s a constant pain, it doesn’t give me rest”. The suffering made him very weak. Still, he wants to keep fighting. Then as now, he left open what disease the DJ was suffering from.
Gigi D’Agostino, whose real name is Luigino Celestino Di Agostino, is considered an icon of electronic music. From the late 1990s, he became internationally known with songs like “L’Amour Toujours” or “Bla Bla Bla”. D’Agostino is considered one of the most important representatives of the Italo dance scene.