Lesley Gore (May 2, 1946 – February 16, 2015) was an American singer, actress, and feminist. She has had many hit songs. She is especially known for her hit single "It's My Party". Gore was also an actress and she appeared as a Catwoman sidekick in the 1960s television series Batman. During her career, she was nominated for a Grammy Award and an Academy Award.
Gore was born in Brooklyn, New York City. She raised in Tenafly, New Jersey. She studied at Dwight School for Girls. Gore was a lesbian and was in a 33 year relationship with Lois Sasson. Gore was Jewish.
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- "Lesley Gore Dead: ‘It’s My Party’ Singer-Songwriter Dies at 68 - Variety". Variety. http://variety.com/2015/music/news/lesley-gore-dead-its-my-party-singer-songwriter-1201434894/. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
- ABC News. "'It's My Party' Singer-Songwriter Lesley Gore Dies at 68". ABC News. http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/party-singer-songwriter-lesley-gore-dies-68-29004127. Retrieved 16 February 2015.