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Roxette singer dead at 61

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Roxette singer, Marie Fredriksson, has died. Picture: AP
media_cameraRoxette singer, Marie Fredriksson, has died. Picture: AP

Staff writers, News Corp Australia Network

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson has died aged 61, her manager has confirmed.

The Swedish star achieved global success in the 1990s with hits including The Look, Joyride and It Must Have Been Love.

A statement said the singer had died on Tuesday, 9 December “following a 17-year long battle with cancer”.

Roxette in their heyday. Picture: Supplied
media_cameraRoxette in their heyday. Picture: Supplied

“You were the most wonderful friend for over 40 years,” her bandmate Per Gessle said. “Things will never be the same.”

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Originally published as Roxette singer dead at 61

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