Sven Ove “Svenne” Hedlund, the famous Swedish pop singer best known for the band Hep Stars, passed away earlier today. Read on to learn how did Svenne Hedlund die, what happened to him, and what was the cause of his death.
Hedlund had a long and decorated career with the band. He also formed a duo with her former bandmate and ex-wife Charlotte Walker. They were called “Svenne and Lotta.”
Who was Svenne Hedlund?
Sven Ove Hedlund, popularly known as Svenne Hedlund, was a Swedish pop singer and actor. Born on March 1, 1945, Hedlund was a member of the music group Idolerna. Prior to that, he performed with the Swedish bands Clifftones and Hep Stars in the 1960s.
Much of Svenne Hedlund’s fame comes from his time with Hep Stars and from forming a duo with his ex-wife Charlotte Walker who performed with the name “Lotta.” Prior to breaking out as a pop star, Hedlund worked as a bus conductor.
Svenne Hedlund and Charlotte Walker married in 1969. They were married till their divorce in 2014. The couple also has a child. Hedlund is known for his acting in films like The Circle (2015), Hjälten (1990) and Behind Blue Skies (2010).
How did Svenne Hedlund die?
Svenne Hedlund died on Saturday, December 3, 2022, in Värnamo. He was 77 at the time of his death. As per the available reports, Hedlund passed away in the morning at his home. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones during his last moments.
The sad news of Svenne Hedlund’s death was made public by Swedish radio host Richard Herry on Twitter.
“Svenne Hedlund has sat in the Cadillac to heaven. Thank you for everything you have done over the years in Swedish music life,” Herry wrote with a picture of Hedlund.
Svenne Hedlund dead at 77: What was the cause of his death?
Svenne Hedlund died at the age of 77 earlier today. The doctors have confirmed that he died of natural causes. His physical condition and overall health were deteriorating lately due to old age. He had also contracted a number of age-related medical problems.
Last Fall, Svenne Hedlund contracted the coronavirus and Covid-19 made his condition worst. His lungs could never fully recover after the condition despite the pop singer surviving the disease. Unfortunately, he passed away in the morning today.
Tributes Poured Online for Svenne Hedlund, Hep Stars Star
Fans and friends are posting tributes to the late singer Svenne Hedlund on social media platforms. You can take a look at some of the most emotional posts here:
The funeral arrangements of Svenne Hedlund are pending at this time along with an official obituary. We are waiting for his family to release more details about the last rites.
Our deepest condolences go out to his loved ones. May God let the departed soul rest in peace.