“It is with great sadness that we have to announce that one of our biggest and most beloved artists is gone. Marie Fredriksson died on the morning of December 9 in the suites of her previous illness, ”Marie Dimberg writes in a press release.

Marie Fredriksson fell ill in 2002 when she suffered a brain tumor.

Marie Fredriksson was one of the members of the world famous band Roxette together with Per Gessle. Roxette was founded in 1986 and is one of Sweden's most internationally successful bands of all time.

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