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Anne Grete Preus

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Anne Grete Preus (22 May 1957 – 25 August 2019) was a Norwegian rock singer and musician. She was born in Haugesund, Norway. She was popular in the 1980s and 1990s. She was a member of the bands Veslefrikk and Can Can, and later as a solo artist.[1][2] She released nine solo albums, and won the Spellemannprisen and other awards multiple times.

In 2007, Preus was diagnosed with liver cancer. In February 2019, she was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Preus died from the diseases in Oslo on 25 August 2019 at the age of 62.[3]

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  1. Møt Anne Grete Preus! Archived February 21, 2002, at the Wayback Machine Dagbladet:Musik (in Norwegian)
  2. Forrygende aften med nye sange Rytterknægten, 24.06.2009|, 1. sektion, Side 14 (in Danish)
  3. Haugli, Mina; Bugge, Stella; Bratås, Benedicte; Giæver, Henrik; Sfrintzeris, Yasmin (25 August 2019). "Anne Grete Preus er død" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 25 August 2019.