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?
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||68 years|
|Birthday||May 2, 1946|
|Death date||February 16, 2015|
|Place of death||NYU Langone Health, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes scattered|
You know, the interesting thing about having traveled around the country as much as I have, and I think it’s sort of inadvertently what made me come out or at least begin doing things within the community and thinking more about that, was that I get to travel quite a bit.Lesley Gore
As far as I’m concerned, collaboration is the essence of life. It’s wonderful to be able to have talents, and, very often, we think that we know what our talents are, or we find out through a back door that we have a talent. I know that I found out I was a lyricist quite through a back door.Lesley Gore
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.Lesley Gore
I don’t know any other lifestyle. I get up in the morning and I really do feel that the world is my oyster, and I start that way, the same as I would if I were preparing to write a song: put a blank piece of paper up on the piano and you go for it.Lesley Gore
I had an opportunity to meet Elvis, only once. It was at the MGM Grand. It was certainly not at the height of his career. No, it wasn’t at the height of his career, but it was still a thrill to see him and meet him anyway. You know?Lesley Gore