Well-known singer-lesbian died from cancer (video)
The famous American pop singer and fighter for the rights of sexual minorities Leslie Gore died in the United States. She was 68 years old.
Partner of Lois Sesson with which the artist lived together for 33 years, said that the cause of death was lung cancer, informs Bi-bi-si. Together with this on the web site of the official fan club actress, established in 1965, is told that the Mountains had never smoked. She died at the Medical center Institute in new York.
Leslie became fashionable in the 60-ies of the last century. World popularity brought her 1963 debut release, a single It's My Party, recorded it at the age of 16 and later nominated for a Grammy. Among other fashionable songs of the Mountains - You Don't Own Me", which became the anthem for many feminists, JudyБv?s Turn to Cry, SheБv?s a Fool, ThatБv?s the Way Boys Are, and Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows.
7 albums Leslie Gore has entered the Billboard 200, the highest place - 24th - reached in 1963, IБv?ll Cry If I Want To. In 2005, Leslie Gore after a long hiatus, he returned to active musical activity and recorded the album Ever Since - 1st in 30 years, which received high marks from the music press. Just on account of the actress 14 albums.
In recent years the artist worked on memoirs and script for the Broadway play about his own life together with playwright mark HAMPTON. Mountains also known as a fighter for the rights of LGBT people. In 2005, she publicly confessed their own non-traditional sexual orientation. By this time the Mountains for 23 years living with own partner Sesson, jewelry designer.