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    Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:33:01

    Lesley Gore Dead at 68 - She sang "It's My Party"

    Lesley Gore of "It's My Party" fame has died at 68. She passed away after a battle with cancer.

    Gore, who was openly gay, died at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Monday, February 16. Lois Sasson, who was Gore's longtime partner, confirmed the singer's death.

    Gore also wrote songs for the film version of Fame in 1980. She also nabbed an Oscar nom for "Out Here on My Own."

    R.I.P. She leaves behind quite a musical legacy. Why not listen to her music today? It's SO worth your time.

    Will you listen to Lesley Gore's music and celebrate her legacy in light of her death?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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