Born: 2/17/1941 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Cause of death: heart disease
Full name: Gene Francis Alan Pitney
Noted For: pop singer-songwriter; hits include "Only Love Can Break a Heart" (1962) and "It Hurts To Be In Love" (1964). Songwriting hits include "Hello Mary Lou" (Ricky Nelson, 1961) and "He's a Rebel" (The Crystals, 1962).
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