Remembrance book for Marie Fredriksson

Dear fellow friends, dear fans of Marie Fredriksson, dear Roxette fans, dear kind people in this world,

our friend Marie has passed away on December 9, and many, many people in the world are heartbroken and would like to express their feelings. Not everyone can do so on the social media, not everyone can do so by coming to Sweden and signing the official remembrance book laid out in Stockholm.

We want to collect your thoughts, your grieve, but also your finest memories with Marie here. Please write down what you always wanted to say to her, we will collect each single entry of yours, put them into one single book and send it over to Marie’s family to show them how much she made this world better through you.

Thank you.

[All entries made before January 1, 2020 were taken over for the book. You will still be able to add your messages now but we cannot consider them for the book to Marie’s family anymore as it has been printed by now.]

The Daily Roxette had one copy of the book printed early January 2020 and handed it over to Marie Dimberg, Roxette’s manager and a very good friend of Marie Fredriksson and her family, in Göteborg on January 20, 2020. The printed version of the book is nearly 800 pages thick and it has a white cover. Its title “Tack för allt Marie” (Thank you for everything Marie) is written in silver and red letters on its sleeve.
Here you see some quick photos of the book, sadly there has never been a chance to take proper photos of this one copy as it arrived just before the evening we headed to Göteborg for the “En kväll för Marie Fredriksson” show.

If you are interested, you can download a simplified version (the printed version contains a few more blank pages to separate the chapters, for instance) of the book with all entries right here.
The entries are sorted alphabetically by names, this file is also searchable.
Entries with non-latin character sets are at the very end of the book. Most URLs have been removed as they make little sense in a printed book.

Download the file “TackForAlltMarieByTDR.pdf”

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6631 entries.
Heverson Costa from Uberlândia Brazil wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:56
How to say goodbye to someone we don't know personally but we admire and love so much? I cannot remember a day of my life when Marie Fredriksson's voice was not present; she sang my joys, sorrows, loves and goodbyes and became a reference of beauty, strength and grandeur. So in this sad hour of goodbye, between tears, I can only thank you for being the voice that sang my life! Tkx for the joyride!
Juan Manuel from Lima wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:56
Gracias por tu voz Marié!!
Maria Noemi Passelli from URUGUAY wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:56
Beautiful your voice you accompanied me from my adolescence until today that is my birthday your songs had meaning throughout this time will be immortal as your memory the sky is partying here we celebrate having sung your songs and will continue in our hearts until forever dear Marie ... since URUGUAY 12/10/2019
Julia Schön from Rüsselsheim wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:55
Roxette became part of my life in 1989, when I was only 6 years old. Since then I listen to their songs frequently, visited concerts and read everything I could find about them. When I got my first puppy, I called her "Roxette" and since then every puppy I kept was named after a Roxette-song. Marie was a part of my life, her voice is as familiar to me as the voices of my relatives. She really was a brave and powerful woman, a tiny person with an outstanding voice! I'm really happy I had the chance to watch her on stage several times. Marie will always be our queen! My deepest thoughts are with her family and friends! Vila i frid, Marie. Alltid saknad, aldrig glömd!
Aimee Fernandez from North Miami wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:54
I can't believe that you're not here anymore! Your songs where an era of romanticism that will be in my heart forever. Now the beings that have left us will enjoy your voice. I was lucky to be in the same time as you, now angels are the lucky ones. RIP and enjoy your journey!
Konstantin Noack from Duesseldorf wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:54
Iam very very sad today. For more than 20 years Marie's voice was my support. My deepest condolences and best wishes may go out to her family and friends. One of the brightest lights in music had gone out yesterday.
Luciana from Buenos Aires, Argentina wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:54
Dear Marie, you went and will continue to be an icon of my adolescence. Your beautiful voice accompanied thousands of moments, leading me to different sensations and memories. I was lucky to see you and listen to you in the '90s and in 2012 when Roxette came to Buenos Aires. It is a great sadness for me and for many argentines to say goodbye. Rest in peace, you gave everything. Kisses to heaven.
HZ from Sydney wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:53
My first memory of Marie (Roxette) was during her live performance in Melbourne back in 1990. I am incapable of boogie due to my shyness but the moment Marie sang, my confidence soar and my whole body was moving to every song belted out on that memorable evening. Ever since I am a convert, Roxette is my music religion. The passing of Marie is incredibly sad. Thank you Marie for stopping by, singing for us, touching our hearts, and you will stay in my memory forever and ever.
Roxann Coffey from Brisbane Austra wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:53
Thank you for sharing your life and love of music around the world. Went to everyone of your concerts held in Brisbane Australia and you always preformed and gave your best. Even when times were harder for you. Will always treasue these memories of seeing you on stage and hearing you live. Things will never be the same now that physical you are not here. My condolences to your family and friends.
Natalia from Buenos Aires. Argentina. wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:53
Infinite thanks, for the gift of your voice, your warmth, your dedication and strength. Thank you for having accompanied my adolescence and adults. Your voice always in the soul and in the heart. Until forever! Blessings and strong hug to the family.
Adam Bilavčík from Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:52
Dear Marie! I just want to say THANK YOU. You have brought so much joy and happiness to my life. How I always looked forward to a new song! To hear your amazing voice! I wish you peace.
Maria Jose R from Barcelona wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:52
Thanks for being my first favourite voice and for being with me through your songs since I was a child.
Valeria Zvarova from Prague wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:52
Dearest Marie, dear Roxers, tears can´t stop falling, I´m in the state of shock... hon finns inte mer hos oss..... Her life disappered, ett liv försvann... leaving us with emptiness and so much pain... Still I will forever be thankful to her, for being there, singing for us with her fantastic voice, for all the lines in her songs which made me learn Swedish long long time ago, for discovering the city of my dreams... Stockholm - thank to the Fading video, since then Sweden has become my real second home... I will always remember first time meeting her in person, talking to this wonderful woman, like a friend I have known since long, while she asked after a while, oh, you speak Swedish, why? I answered: Because of you... and that´s the true..... Another dream come true was to see Marie perform in Swedish during her solo tour in 2014, in Stockholm of course.... I admired her for the way she treated us, for all the fantastic, never ever forgettable songs which made the soundtrack of my life since the first time I heard The Big L on MTV... that was 1991.... nowadays I´m considered being one of the biggest Roxers in our country - Czech republic - and even did some TV when Rox came back in 2009..... Thank to Marie... I got so many friends, we discovered a fantastic Rox revival band with our singer Zuza, well.... nobody knows what the future brings now, just I know it´s gonna hurt so much to listen to the songs again, live... and knowing Marie is gone... I just miss words, writing out of my heart, filled with pain... these lines go to her wonderful family, Micke and her children, stay strong, together, you have loved her and kept her alive and helped her fighting... until this day.. I´m sure she will stay with you... and she will also stay with us forever in the wonderful songs, we can only say now...... we love you Marie, we will admire your forever....... ETT TACK will never be enough........ but it´s the word I need to say, sincerely deeply from the bottom of my heart..... You were and remain the best, the idol of my life,forever!
Luminita Eugenia Mateescu from Madrid wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:52
I’ve started to learn English,because of Roxette and with their songs. I can’t believe she’s gone.? A big hug for her family and for all the people,like me,who’s crying her loss. Thank you for all you did for me,for make me wants to be better and for all the treasures you give us. You will always be in our heart! ❤️❤️
Maria from Granada wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:52
This saturday, after my wedding, I will listen your voice singing “It just happens”, because I love Roxette, Your music, your voice, and your person. I will never forget you, and I continue singing all your songs. Best regards to your family and all your friends.
Sonia Simón García from Barbastro, España wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:52
Marie fue para mi un referente, fue una luchadora, fue una inspiración. Me apoye en su música, en su voz, durante momentos felices y otros no tan felices. Desde pequeña me enamore de Roxette, me acompaño a lo largo de mi vida. A mis amigos y amigas les trasnmiti mi pasión por ellos. También a mi marido, que es mi pareja desde hace 23 años, desde mis 18 añitos escucho su música a su lado. Roxette es mi vida, Marie a puesto voz a los mejores momentos de mi vida, cada canción esta unida a momentos bonito de ella, pero también a momentos duros, muy duros de mi enfermedad, cuando no tenía salida, cuando la lágrima era lo más fácil, cuando solo su música lograba calmar mi dolor, mi angustia, cuando muy joven no daban nada por mi........... Ahora con 41 años, le doy las gracias por tanto, le doy las gracias por haber llorado conmigo, haber reído conmigo, haberme dado fuerzas para seguir. Marie, eras, eres y serás la más grande en mi corazón. GRACIAS por hacernos sentir, soñar y vivir. DEP Marie....... Love You forever ❤? Sonia
Linda Anderson from Coalsnaughton wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:51
Roxette will always hold a special place in my heart. They gave me the best friend that anyone could ever hope for. All because of our shared love of Roxette. That is thanks to the wonderfully talented Marie, and of course Per. I had the pleasure of seeing them live three times. My best friend and I even travelled all the way to London from Scotland to see them when Marie made her comeback. They were literally the only band I would travel great distances to see. Marie had a special voice with a great range. From happy upbeat songs to soft, sensual songs. Marie, Per and Roxette will forever hold a special place in my heart. To take a leaf out of a fellow Swede band. Thank you for the music. Rest in peace Marie
Sandra Follsnf from Beddau, Pontypridd wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:51
Had the privilidge of seeing Roxette in concert several times. The last time being when Marie could barely stand. She had such strength. Her voice was part of so many memories in so many places. She will always live on through her beautiful voice. Thoughts and prayers are with her family and her friends. Thank you for the music Marie xx
Jessica verta from Italy (Finale Ligure) wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:51
I know, I have to write and express myself in english but It’s hard now... I feel sad, with tears in my eyes. Someone can say, she was only a singer, but not for me, not for many of us... people can’t understand how we feel in this moment... we lost a special person, a strong and sweet woman with an angelic voice... The first time I saw her, it was 1991, I was a child, 7 years old... my first music cassette, joyride... I loved the sound, her voice, her picture... I grew up, always the same dream, meet her once, see her live... 2002 she was hill, my dream? I never thought it can be realise one day... Later, a miracle... she was back on stage! I remember the first time I met her, we were in Bucharest (Romania), her birthday’s day... we were waiting for her in front of the hotel just for singing “happy birthday”... she was tired but... stayed with us, pictures, talking, half hour? Maybe more? She was so sweet with all of us... I met her again, in Hannover (Germany)... and in other cities around the world... I realise many dreams thanks to her... I saw her in California ... in Europe... I travelled around Sweden... best memories and now? She’s gone... forever... every time I hear her voice now, I gotta remember she’s not between us anyone and it hurts... she was a part of my dreams.... I feel your pain cause it’s ours too (maybe in a different way but we are close to you)... Love & hugs Marie, RIP you will be the best angel in heaven, sing there with your beautiful voice... you were and you’ll be forever in our hearts... we will never forget you, our hero.
Rachal Bird from Spalding Lincolnshire wrote on December 10, 2019 at 22:51
I have shed many tears with some of their songs, but also have sang my heart out to them too. So much so, my 9 year old son absolutely loves How Do U Do. Thank u so so much for the music xx