The Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson died at the age of 61 years. This was reported by several Swedish media. According to the newspapers Aftonbladet and Expressen , her manager confirmed the death of the singer.
Fredriksson had already been diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2002, but was considered cured.
She had formed the Swedish pop duo Roxette together with Per Gessle. The two became known through songs such as The Look and Joyride .