Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Trending Now

Singer Marie Fredriksson From ‘Roxette’ Dead At 61

She was a lovely talented woman who inspired many. Unfortunately, Marie Fredriksson lost her life from brain cancer.  She previously had undergone surgery to remove her tumour and completed months of chemotherapy and radiation.

Singer Marie Fredriksson Dead
Image: Marie Fredriksson/seenowtv.com

Due to complications, Marie was left blind in one of her eyes and experienced limited hearing. She was unable to speak for months after medical procedures. 

Marie died on the morning of December 9th the family wrote in a statement. The silent funeral service only included close family members and friends.

Image: Marie Fredriksson/newnationnews.org

Gun-Marie Fredriksson claimed fame alongside Per Gessle as the musical group Roxette. Marie was best known from her music, but she also was a painter. She was a songwriter and played the piano. 

Both Gessle and Fredriksson formed the rock pop duo Roxette back in 1986. They released a number of hit songs including the smash hit “It Must Have Been Love” (from the Pretty Woman soundtrack, 1990). Other songs such as “Listen to Your Heart” and “Dangerous” topped the charts as well among others. 

Image: Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson/80slike.wordpress.com

The rock duo was meant to be, they had a unique sound that stands the test of time. In 2005, she said: ‘It’s been three very difficult years, I’m healthy. I’m not receiving treatment any more.’

In 2016, she announced that she would no longer touring, writing on Facebook: ‘It’s been an amazing 30 years!

‘I feel nothing but joy and happiness when I look back on the Roxette world tours. All our shows and memories over the years will forever be a big part of my life.

Read Also:  Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka now engaged to be married

“I’m particularly proud and grateful for coming back in 2009 after my severe illness and to have been able to take Roxette around the globe a couple of more times.

‘Sadly, now my touring days are over and I want to take this opportunity to thank our wonderful fans that has followed us on our long and winding journey.

‘I look forward to the release of our album Good Karma in June – for me it’s our best album ever!’

Swedish newspaper the Express reported: ‘Marie Fredriksson is most mourned by her husband Mikael Bolyos and their two children, [26-year-old daughter Inez Josefin and son Oscar, 23].

(Source: NPR and Nation News Network)

Elon Musk's Girlfriend Claire "Grimes" Boucher Hints She Is Pregnant
Ariana Grande Look-Alike Stirs Buzz On Social Media

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like

Trending Now

It was shocking for many to learn that…Steven Spielberg’s 23-year-old daughter Mikaela revealed that she is aspiring to be both a stripper and porn...

Trending Now

While the Kardashian-West family have expanded over the years, they soon will be welcoming a new sibling as they expect baby number three. Sources...

Trending Now

Many cannot tell the difference between them. They appear to be twins but are not related at all. Paige Niemann started to use TikTok...

Trending Now

The two have made news since they were discovered to have been dating. Grimes is a 31 year old Canadian singer, who has been...

×