How Lesley Gore Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Lesley Gore reached the respectable age of 68 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Pop Singer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pop singer who soared to #1 with her Grammy Award-nominated song “It’s My Party” in 1963.

Her younger brother is Michael Gore, a musician.

How did Lesley Gore die?

Lesley Gore's death was caused by Lung Cancer.

Information about the death of Lesley Gore
Cause of deathLung Cancer
Age of death68 years
ProfessionPop Singer
BirthdayMay 2, 1946
Death dateFebruary 16, 2015
Place of deathNYU Langone Health, New York, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered

Quotes

You can only bite off so much, so you gotta know what you want to do.

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I have to say that when I first started singing, I didn’t think it was a very noble profession. I worked for people like Robert Kennedy and I thought: ‘Wow, that’s what it’s about. That’s how you change the world.’ And then I watched that disintegrate in front of my eyes, and it was very discouraging.

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I have a bit of a problem with ‘American Idol.’ Forgive me, but it’s difficult for me to watch. I can’t help but think of people being exploited. On the other hand, I’m really enjoying ‘Glee.’

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If I’ve learned anything in this business, how stupid would it be not to do ‘It’s My Party’ when people come to hear it?

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I think I turned to writing really just to wake up in the morning and be a musician and to have something to do, and feel like a musician every day even if I wasn’t working.

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