Gene Pitney


Born: 2/17/1941 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: 4/5/2006
Age: 65
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).