Stephen Gately

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Gately in June 2009

Stephen Patrick David Gately (17 March 1976 – 10 October 2009) was an Irish pop singer-songwriter, actor and dancer. He was the co-lead singer of the pop group Boyzone with Ronan Keating. With Boyzone, Gately had a record-breaking sixteen singles in a row enter the top five of the UK Singles Chart. He also wrote the children's book The Tree of Seasons. It was released in May 2010, seven months after his death.

Gately was born in Sherriff Street, Dublin. He was openly gay.

On 10 October 2009, Gately died at his home in Andratx, Mallorca, in the Spanish Balearic Islands. He was 33. He died due to a pulmonary oedema caused by a heart condition that was not diagnosed.[1]

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  1. Topping, Alexandra (13 October 2009). "Stephen Gately died of natural causes". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 May 2021.

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