August 26, 2009
Pop music’s leader of the pack, Ellie Greenwich, dies at 68
Ellie Greenwich, who co-wrote some of pop music’s most enduring songs, including Chapel of Love, Be My Baby and Leader of the Pack, died Wednesday, according to her niece. She was 68.
Greenwich died of a heart attack at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, where she had been admitted a few days earlier for treatment of pneumonia, according to her niece, Jessica Weiner.
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