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Olivia Newton-John is ethereal in previously unseen images from 1975 concert following death at 73

PICTURED: Olivia Newton-John looks ethereal in previously unseen images from 1975 concert released following her death at age 73

  • Previously unseen images of Olivia Newton-John during a mid-1970s concert have been released following her death  at 73 
  • The talented star looked absolutely ethereal in the photos obtained by SWNS from the show 
  • The concert was said to have occurred at the Diplomat Hotel near Fort Lauderdale, Florida around 1975 
  • At the time of the concert, Olivia already had quite the impressive career as she released had already released six albums by 1975
  • She had also represented the UK with the song Long Live Love in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 
  • Olivia, who shot to fame as the star of the hit movie Grease in 1978, died on Monday morning surrounded by family at her home in southern California following a long battle with breast cancer 

Previously unseen images of Olivia Newton-John during a mid-1970s concert have been released following her death following a long battle with breast cancer at 73.

The talented star looked absolutely ethereal in the photos obtained by SWNS from the show which was said to have occurred at the Diplomat Hotel near Fort Lauderdale, Florida around 1975.

The person who took the images did not want to be named but explained that her passing was the reason that they wanted them published.

 

Stunning: Previously unseen images of Olivia Newton-John during a mid-1970s concert have been released following her death following a long battle with breast cancer at 73

They said: ‘After I heard the sad news of her passing I thought of these old photos and thought that her fans might like to see them. 

‘It was such a long time ago but if my memory serves me correctly I took the images at the Diplomat Hotel near Fort Lauderdale, Florida.’

She looked stunning in a patterned dress featuring flowy half sleeves.

Incredible: The talented star looked absolutely ethereal in the photos obtained by SWNS from the show which was said to have occurred at the Diplomat Hotel near Fort Lauderdale, Florida around 1975

Incredible: The talented star looked absolutely ethereal in the photos obtained by SWNS from the show which was said to have occurred at the Diplomat Hotel near Fort Lauderdale, Florida around 1975

'After I heard the sad news of her passing I thought of these old photos and thought that her fans might like to see them': The person who took the images did not want to be named but explained that her passing was the reason that they wanted them published

‘After I heard the sad news of her passing I thought of these old photos and thought that her fans might like to see them’: The person who took the images did not want to be named but explained that her passing was the reason that they wanted them published

Her signature blond locks were voluminous and wavy as she showcased her natural looks by wearing minimal make-up.

At the time of the concert, Olivia already had quite the impressive career as she released had already released six albums by 1975.

She had also represented the UK with the song Long Live Love in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974.

Pretty:  She looked stunning in a patterned dress featuring flowy half sleeves

Pretty:  She looked stunning in a patterned dress featuring flowy half sleeves

On the rise: At the time of the concert, Olivia already had quite the impressive career as she released had already released six albums by 1975

On the rise: At the time of the concert, Olivia already had quite the impressive career as she released had already released six albums by 1975

Olivia, who shot to fame as the star of the hit movie Grease in 1978, died on Monday morning surrounded by family at her home in southern California following a long battle with breast cancer. 

The news comes after Olivia’s husband John Easterling said the star requested donations to be made to her charity, the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, in her memory instead of flowers.

Announcing the Xanadu star’s death on Facebook on Tuesday, John wrote: ‘Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. 

Tragic: Olivia (seen in November 2016) died on Monday morning surrounded by family at her home in southern California following a long battle with breast cancer

Tragic: Olivia (seen in November 2016) died on Monday morning surrounded by family at her home in southern California following a long battle with breast cancer

Iconic: She is best known for her work as Sandra Dee 'Sandy' Olsson in 1978 classic film Grease

Iconic: She is best known for her work as Sandra Dee ‘Sandy’ Olsson in 1978 classic film Grease

‘Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.’

Olivia’s battle with breast cancer first began in 1992 when she was just 44 years old. 

She was very open about her diagnosis and treatment, which famously included the use of medical marijuana. 

Her cancer returned in 2013 and again in 2017.

Despite the cruel toll the disease was taking her life – including crippling her for a period – Olivia kept performing, including touring the US in 2018

Pictured is the last photo of Olivia with husband John Easterling and posted on her Instagram page only three days prior to her death

Pictured is the last photo of Olivia with husband John Easterling and posted on her Instagram page only three days prior to her death

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