Lesley Gore Dies at 68

Lesley Gore

Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who scored a massive hit in 1963 with “It’s My Party,” died Monday. She was 68.

Gore’s partner of 33 years, Lois Sasson, told the Associated Press that she died of cancer at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.

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via Lesley Gore Dead: ‘It’s My Party’ Singer-Songwriter Dies at 68 | Variety.