Lesley Gore Dead - 'It's My Party' Singer Dies at 68
The singer-songwriter died on Monday (February 16) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital after a battle with cancer. She is best known for her hit song “It’s My Party,” which went to number one in 1963, was nominated for a Grammy, and sold over one million copies.
Lesley‘s other hit songs include the sequel “Judy’s Turn to Cry,” “She’s a Fool,” and “You Don’t Own Me,” which also topped a million copies and landed at number two.
In her later career, Lesley composed songs for the movie Fame and received an Oscar nomination for writing “Out Here on My Own.”
We send out our thoughts and condolences to Lesley‘s family during this difficult time.
Lesley Gore – “It’s My Party”