Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson dies aged 61

"Lay a whisper, on my pillow..."

Very sad news for the music world… Singer Marie Fredriksson of Swedish pop duo Roxette has died at the age of 61, after a 17-year battle with brain cancer. 

Frederkisson formed Roxette with Per Geselle in 1986 achieving international success and selling 80 million records worldwide.

The duo produced several international hits including the #1 hit It Must have Been Love from the film Pretty Woman. Per released a statement saying, you were an outstanding musician, a master of the voice and an amazing performer. You painted my black and white songs in the most beautiful colours.’  

Fredriksson is survived by her husband Mikael Bolyos and their two children.

 

Source: YouTube/Roxette/YouTube

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