Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson Is Dead at 61

Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson Is Dead at 61

Marie Fredriksson, the spiky-haired lead singer of Roxette, the Swedish pop duo that briefly ruled the American charts in the 1980s and ’90s with dramatically lovelorn ballads and catchy uptempo singles, died on Monday. She was 61. Her management team, Dimberg Jernberg, did not specify the cause of death, but said in a statement that … Read more…

Roxette star dead aged 61: It Must Have Been Love singer Marie Fredriksson passed away on Monday in hospital following a long illness (pictured in 2015)

Roxette star Marie Fredriksson dies from brain cancer aged 61

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson has died aged 61 after a 17-year battle with cancer.   The Swedish pop star, whose most iconic hits included It Must Have Been Love and Listen To Your Heart, passed away on Monday morning and her bandmate, Per Gessle, said ‘things will never be the same.’  The musician retired from touring three … Read more…