He was the former resident DJ at the weekly gay dance night held at the Roxy in New York, which closed its doors in 2007. Rauhofer was formerly the resident DJ of the gay dance party called "Work." Peter's party was held weekly at the Stereo nightclub in New York until March 3, 2008 when the City invoked eminent domain and acquired the building. "Work" was a monthly event, despite lacking a permanent venue. Rauhofer was mostly known for spinning tribal house and continued to play many gay circuit party events, and was scheduled to play the ultimate events (White Party Palm Springs and One Mighty Weekend's Magic Journeys at Arabian Nights) prior to his falling ill in February 2013. Memorial services were held from coast to coast (including Miami and New York) and special events honoring Rauhofer continued into the Summer of 2013. Peter Rauhofer (Club 69) won the Grammy Award in 2000 for Best Remixer of the Year for his remix of Cher Believe song. Rauhofer was also voted "DJ of the Year" in the 8th Annual JustCircuit Awards™ as was announced in March 2013  and by over 7,000 registered users of the Circuit Media portal JustCircuit.com. On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, it was made public that Rauhofer was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
A message was posted on his Facebook page by his friend and manager, Angelo Russo, informing friends and fans of the incident. On May 7, 2013, Peter Rauhofer lost his battle with brain cancer. Russo posted an obituary on Rauhofer's Facebook page. Read more on Last.fm.
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