Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson Dies Aged 61

The Swedish singer and member of pop-duo, Roxette, Marie Fredriksson, has sadly passed away aged sixty-one.

Her family has just announced the heartbreaking news, informing her millions of fans that the musician finally succumbed to the illness that plagued her life for so long.

Keep scrolling for the full details...

Marie Fredriksson has left a mark on the world of music.

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The Swedish singer, who formed half of the pop-duo, Roxette, and was the most famous for hits such as “It Must Have Been Love” and “The Look”, has left behind a musical legacy, aged only sixty-one.

Marie famously had a long battle with cancer...

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The singer was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2002, where doctors gave her just a twenty percent chance of survival.

However, she defied the odds and battled on.

However, years of cancer treatments left her with severe radiation damage...

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And her 2004 solo album, The Change was dedicated to her experiences in and out of the hospital.

But now, her cancer got the better of her...

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And she tragically succumbed to the devastating illness yesterday morning.

Her family have said in a statement, “It is with great sadness that we have to announce that one of our biggest and most beloved artists is gone. Marie Fredriksson died on the morning of December 9 in the suites of her previous illness.”

She leaves behind a husband and 2 children

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