Lesley Gore, teenage voice of heartbreak, dies at 68

February 17, 2015 2:01 AM

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NEW YORK - Lesley Gore, who was a teenager in the 1960s when she recorded hit songs about heartbreak and resilience that went on to become feminist touchstones, died Monday in Manhattan. She was 68.

Lois Sasson, her partner of 33 years, said Gore died of lung cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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