Jack Vreeswijk death: How did the Swedish singer die? Cause of death explained

Jack Vreeswijk, a 59-year-old Swedish ballad singer, songwriter, and composer, has passed away. Let’s see How did the Swedish singer Jack Vreeswijk die and Jack Vreeswijk cause of death in detail.


How did Jack Vreeswijk die?

Jack Vreeswijk, a singer and songwriter, has passed away at the age of 59, according to Bohusläningen.

The devastating news was shared on his official Facebook page,

“Screw you, as Jack would say.
It is with great sadness that we in the family let you know that last night Jack lost a long, hard battle with cancer. Jack’s wish was to be home during his final time with his loved ones, which he was. Round the clock, surrounded by so much love.
Hugs in the air


Roger Myrehag, a band member, learned of the news on Tuesday morning. He tells the newspaper, – “I am very sad, he leaves a big void behind him.”


Jack Vreeswijk Cause of death

Jack Vreeswijk was regarded as having a friendly personality. Many people must be curious to know the Jack Vreeswijk cause of death in light of the recent news.

In 2019, Jack revealed that he had been received a cancer diagnosis. He then revealed via Facebook that he had surgery to remove a malignant tumor.

He wrote on Facebook at the time,

“Was operated on yesterday and the tumor has been removed as well as a piece of the large intestine. However, I got a stoma that will stay there for six months and I will also have chemotherapy for a long time to come.”

He had to postpone several of his engagements while he was sick. The cancer returned after two years.

By the end of 2021, he noted in an interview with P4 Väst, “You start to get used to it and you brace yourself for this kind of treatment, if you are prepared it usually goes a little easier.”

Unfortunately, Jack Vreeswijk passed away from colon cancer in April 2023.


Who was Jack Vreeswijk?

Lars Jacob Jack Vreeswijk was a Swedish ballad singer, songwriter, and lyricist who lived from 25 January 1964 until April 2023. As he is the son of troubadour Cornelis Vreeswijk, he has made three CDs of his music and frequently performs his father’s compositions. He frequently had guitarist Love Tholin playing with him.

Jack Vreeswijk performed in a biographical musical production about his father called From James Dean to Nationalskald in the summer of 2006 at the Lundsbrunns Wellness Resort in Götene. He wrote the screenplay and also played the elder Cornelis, the protagonist. Songs were interspersed with the acting.

Cornelis Vreeswijk with his son Jack in 1971. (Bo Holst)

Hans-Erik Dyvik Husbys’ album I ljuset av Cornelis features eight tunes that were created by Cornelis Vreeswijk, who also wrote the soundtrack for a movie about his life (meaning In light of Cornelis). He published Jack Vreeswijk sjunger Vreeswijk, a tribute CD to his father’s music, in 2009.

Calle and Olle Vreeswijk, together with their mother and two kids, lived in Uddevalla. He was awarded a Cornelis Vreeswijk scholarship in 2000 and a Fred Kerström scholarship in 2008.


Tributes to Jack Vreeswijk

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him. The news of this occurrence has upset his supporters and fans.

Mia wrote,

“Ooooh nooooo!!!!! This is not fair, Jack Vreeswijk You fought and fought. Positive outward, rumbling inside perhaps? So much like your father. You received the honorable award in February. Know it meant a lot to you. You meant a lot to us. Thank you Jack🥺🥺🥺🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Tommy Tot wrote,

“Unfortunately, Jack Vreeswijk has passed away this morning..! 😭😨😭He had surgery for his Cancer a while ago and I thought he was feeling better! Here comes the sorry morning! It feels for Vreewswijk, you have had with you in your ears all your life Cornelius and Sen Jack! Rest in peace Jack.. ❤⚘ You are already missed! 😢

One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died.

We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.

Kindly use the comment box below to honor the death of Jack Vreeswijk by leaving a tribute.


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