In a statement, his family called him a "gentleman to all who were fortunate enough to cross his path"
Tributes have been paid from fans and admirers for Mayo musician Conor Walsh, who died suddenly on Friday night.
The minimalist piano and electronic composer released his debut EP 'The Front' in 2015, and has performed at festivals including Electric Picnic, Other Voices and Body & Soul.
In an interview Totally Dublin, Walsh identified Tool and Aphex twin as influences in developing his ambient sound.
Shocked to hear of the sudden passing of Conor Walsh. He was far too young and had far too bright a future to go like this. @conorwalshpiano— Hozier (@Hozier) March 12, 2016
So shocked and terribly sad to hear of the death of Conor Walsh. Such a gentle guy and a beautiful musician. Thank you for the music, Conor.— Una Mullally (@UnaMullally) March 13, 2016
Conor Walsh RIP - a hugely talented musician & a quiet, graceful gentleman - condolences to his family & friends https://t.co/8vnt2eIas2— Jim Carroll (@jimcarrollOTR) March 12, 2016
His family posted a heartfelt statement, praising his dedication, energy and passion.