Lesley Gore
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Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies aged 68

The American singer-songwriter, Lesley Gore, has died in a New York hospital. She was 68 and had cancer.

Lesley Gore was discovered by the musician and composer, Quincy Jones, when she was a teenager.

Her greatest success came with her first single, It's My Party, recorded when she was 16.

  • 17 Feb 2015