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‘The Beat’ Vocalist, Legendary Ranking Roger, Passed Away From Cancer At The Age Of 56

Date March 27, 2019 15:32

The legendary and one-of-a-kind Ranking Roger passed away at the age of 56. The Beat band star lost his battle to cancer.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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RIP, Ranking Roger!

The music world community mourns the passing of a talented musician, a vocalist of the iconic band The Beat, Ranking Roger.

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Roger passed away on Tuesday in his house, surrounded by his family. He was 56. The musician’s health saw a severe decline over the last years.

Last summer, he suffered a stroke. Roger was also diagnosed with two brain tumors and lung cancer, which became the cause of his demise.

Roger’s spokesman revealed the sad news via a statement on Instagram:

He fought & fought & fought, Roger was a fighter.

The spokesman also expressed the family’s gratitude to all fans, who shared their condolences about Ranking Roger’s passing.

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Tributes from fans

Numerous fans took to social media to say the final goodbye to the late artist and to commemorate him with touching tributes.

Ranking Roger won fans’ hearts due to his exceptional talent as a beloved vocalist of The Beat and later General Public. His legacy will keep living via his great music. Rest in peace, Roger!

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