Roxette vocalist Marie Fredriksson passes away at 61

Roxette vocalist Marie Fredriksson passes away at 61
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  • calendar-gray 10 December 2019

Marie Fredriksson passed away on the morning of the 9th of December as a result of a previous disease, manager Marie Dimberg said in a press release as quoted by the tabloid Verdens Gang, APA reports citing Sputnik.

With great sadness, we announce that one of our greatest and most beloved artists is gone", she said.

Swedish pop singer-songwriter, pianist, and painter Marie Fredriksson is known for forming pop-rock duo Roxette in 1986 alongside Per Gessle. Their songs “Listen To Your Heart” and “It Must Have Been Love” (from "Pretty Woman") peaked at number one in November 1989 and June 1990 respectively.

 

 

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