Tributes Pour In For The ‘Beloved’ Marie Fredriksson From The Legendary Roxette Duo

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Marie
Fredriksson, one of the most soulful voices of the 80s, has sadly
passed away leaving her friends, family, and millions of fans across
the world devastated with grief. She’s been part of the Roxette duo
for over 30 years, creating huge hits like ‘It Must Have Been
Love’
, ‘Listen to Your Heart’, ‘Dangerous’,
and ‘The Look’ with her partner Per Gessle.

The singer has
been fighting with cancer ever since 2002 when she first collapsed
while running. Examination revealed a brain tumour that had to be
removed – the operation was only semi-successful as she was left
blind on one eye, had hearing issues, and couldn’t even speak for
months.

Despite all the
hardships, Marie Fredriksson continued hitting the stage with bold
performances up until 2016, when she had to cancel the Roxette’s
30th anniversary tour due to health issues. She had no
regrets and left the limelight gracefully, stating that it’s been
an amazing 30 years. She then added: ‘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.’

Artists, fans,
and family members are mourning the passing away of the legendary
singer. She has touched the hearts of millions with her beautiful
voice and lyrics – Roxette’s songs are still popular all over the
world!

Marie Fredriksson
has also released quite a few solo albums, including the latest one
named ‘Nu!’ that was out in 2013. No cancer could stop her from
doing what she truly loved! Per Gessle, her partner within the
Roxette duo, left a heart-breaking tweet, saying that ‘things will
never be the same’ after her death.

It’s been a
real Joyride for everyone who was touched by the talent of gorgeous
Marie Fredriksson. Her loss is deeply mourned by her husband and
producer Mikael Bolyos and two grown-up children Josephine and Oscar.
Per Gessle, her other half in the Roxette duo, admirably thanked her
‘for painting his black-and-white songs in the most beautiful
colours.’

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