Chrissy Amphlett

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Chrissy Amphlett
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Background information
Birth nameChristine Joy Amphlett
Born(1959-10-25)25 October 1959
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Died21 April 2013(2013-04-21) (aged 53)
New York City, United States
GenresRock, New Wave
OccupationsSinger, songwriter, actress
InstrumentsSinging
Years active1982–2013
LabelsChrysalis Records, Virgin Records, RCA Records
Associated actsDivinyls

Christine Joy "Chrissy" Amphlett (October 25, 1959 - April 21, 2013)[1] was an Australian singer-songwriter who was the lead singer of the rock band Divinyls. She had many hits with the group and in solo.

Amphlett was born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. She died from breast cancer. She also had multiple sclerosis. She died in New York City at age 53.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chrissy Amphlett dead". The Age. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  2. Chrissy Amphlett dead after losing cancer battle | Herald Sun 22 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013

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