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Australian DJ Daniel Webber dies aged 37 after being reported missing in Byron Bay

Australian DJ Daniel Webber dies aged 37 after being reported missing in Byron Bay 2

Australian DJ Daniel Webber dies aged 37 after he was reported missing in Byron Bay: Friends and family pay tribute to ‘legendary’ dance music pioneer who ‘was loved by everyone’

Australian DJ Daniel Webber, who played an important role in the music industry in Northern NSW, has died at the age of 37.

He had been reported missing in Byron Bay. No cause of death has been revealed.

Daniel’s mother, Sandra Webber, paid tribute to the dance music pioneer, describing him as having a ‘gentle nature’.

Rest in peace: Australian DJ Daniel Webber (pictured), who played an important role in the music industry in Northern NSW, has died at the age of 37

Rest in peace: Australian DJ Daniel Webber (pictured), who played an important role in the music industry in Northern NSW, has died at the age of 37 

‘He was loved by everyone. He never judged and took everyone at face value. If there was an upcoming DJ, he made it his mission to help them,’ Mrs Webber told The Daily Telegraph.

‘He had this beautiful gentle nature. Even his exes still love him,’ she said.

Daniel’s friend Tessa Shaw said he had an ‘epic personality and skills’ and ‘touched the hearts of everyone he met’.

Tribute: Daniel's mother, Sandra Webber, paid tribute to the dance music pioneer, describing him as having a 'gentle nature'

Tribute: Daniel’s mother, Sandra Webber, paid tribute to the dance music pioneer, describing him as having a ‘gentle nature’

Fellow DJ Brad King also shared a tribute to Daniel on Facebook.

‘R.I.P Daniel Webber. An absolute legend of a human who played a huge part in the underground music scene in Northern NSW,’ he wrote.

‘Webber helped me out a lot in my early days of DJing around Byron, hooking me up with many gigs including my first set at Rabbits Eat Lettuce.’

Emotional: Daniel's friend Tessa Shaw said he had an 'epic personality and skills' and 'touched the hearts of everyone he met'

Emotional: Daniel’s friend Tessa Shaw said he had an ‘epic personality and skills’ and ‘touched the hearts of everyone he met’

‘Super humble dude and was the life of the party. Going to miss you, man.’

Musician Louis Emile added: ‘He was my biggest inspiration when starting out on this journey and booked me for all of my first shows.

‘Most of all he became one of my best friends, sharing so much joy along the way.

‘In recent years our paths changed but the love will always be there.’

Friends: Musician Louis Emile said, 'He was my biggest inspiration when starting out on this journey and booked me for all of my first shows. Most of all he became one of my best friends'

Friends: Musician Louis Emile said, ‘He was my biggest inspiration when starting out on this journey and booked me for all of my first shows. Most of all he became one of my best friends’

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