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Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson Dead at 61

Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson Dead at 61

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson passed away Monday at the age of 61 after a 17-year battle with cancer, <i>USA Today</i> reports. Along with bandmate Per Gessle, Fredriksson formed the pop duo in 1986, and made the charts with uber-’80s hits like “Listen to Your Heart,” “The Look” and <i>Pretty Woman</i>’s “It Must Have Been Love.” In a statement on the band’s website, Gessle wrote, “Thanks for painting my black and white songs in the most beautiful (colors). You were the most wonderful friend for over 40 years.”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2019/12/10/roxette-singer-marie-fredriksson-dead-61-17-year-cancer-battle/4382807002/