Lasse Wellander De@th Revealed: ABBA’s Iconic Guitarist Passes Away

ABBA’s renowned guitarist, who strummed into our hearts with unforgettable riffs and everlasting songs, has passed away, leaving behind silent strings and heartbroken hearts. The de@th of this musician has shaken the music industry to its core. We said our final goodbyes to a true guitar great today, and we do so with heavy hearts.

Lasse Wellander De@th Revealed

On April 7, 2019, Lasse Wellander, 70, died of cancer. He was the main guitarist for ABBA for decades. He was 70. A post on Wellander’s official Facebook page over the weekend confirmed the news.

“It is with indescribable sadness that we have to announce that our beloved Lasse has fallen asleep. Lasse recently fell ill in what turned out to be spread cancer, and early on Good Friday, he passed away, surrounded by his loved ones,” the note read.

“You were an amazing musician and humble as few, but above all, you were a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. Kind, safe, caring, loving … and so much more that cannot be described in words. A hub in our lives, and it’s unbelievable that we now have to live on without you.”

The members of ABBA, Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Frida Lyngstad, and Benny Andersson, all sent tributes to Agnetha on Instagram.

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“Lasse was a dear friend, a fun guy, and a superb guitarist. The importance of his creative input in the recording studio and his rock solid guitar work on stage was immense,” the band wrote alongside a black-and-white photo of the late musician on stage.

“We mourn his tragic and premature de@th and remember the kind words, the sense of humor, the smiling face, and the musical brilliance of the man who played such an integral role in the ABBA story. He will be deeply missed and never forgotten,” ABBA’s statement concluded.

Lasse Wellander De@th

Wellander was born in 1952 and spent his formative years in a Swedish village called Skrekarhyttan. Wellander started in the music business in the late ’60s when he was just 16 years old. At the time, he was a member of the band Peps & Blues Quality, which eventually evolved into Nature, with Mats Ronander on vocals and harmonica.

Nature was a backing band for artists including Pugh Rogefeldt, Göran Fristorp, Ulf Lundell, and Gärdestad at the time.

His website claims that the guitarist began working with ABBA in 1974 while on the road with Ted Gärdestad. Wellander recorded with the group in 1975, 1977, 1979, and 1980, kicking off a decade-long collaboration.

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Recent work by Wellander with ABBA may be found on their 2021 album “Voyage,” which was nominated for album of the year and best pop album vocal album at the 2023 Grammys. He has also contributed to the scores of movies, including “Mamma Mia” and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.”

Wellander’s solo discography has grown recently, with his final release, a one-off single, coming out in November 2022. His career as a recording artist began in the 1970s. is the place to be if you want to know the latest celebrity news before anybody else.

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