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Steve Lawrence, ‘Go Away Little Girl’ singer, breathes his last at 88

Steve Lawrence received stardom in the ’50s and ’60s by performing with his wife Eydie Gormé

Javeria Ahmed

Steve Lawrence, ‘Go Away Little Girl’ singer, breathes his last at 88

Steve Lawrence received stardom in the ’50s and ’60s by performing with his wife Eydie Gormé

Steve Lawrence, ‘Go Away Little Girl’ singer, breathes his last at 88
Steve Lawrence, ‘Go Away Little Girl’ singer, breathes his last at 88

Steve Lawrence, who is famous for his song Go Away Little Girl passed away at the age of 88, on Thursday due to Alzheimer’s disease.

The Pretty Blue received stardom in the ’50s and ’60s by performing with his wife Eydie Gormé in the duo Steve and Eydie.

As per the reports of Deadline, Lawrence's death was confirmed by his son David Lawrence who is also a song producer and composer.

In a shared statement, he said, “My Dad was an inspiration to so many people. But, to me, he was just this charming, handsome, hysterically funny guy who sang a lot. Sometimes alone and sometimes with his insanely talented wife.”

David went on to say, “I am so lucky to have had him as a father and so proud to be his son.”

He continued, “My hope is that his contributions to the entertainment industry will be remembered for many years to come.”

Till 2009, Lawrence and his wife Eydie made global tours before his wife's illness and her retirement.

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The Washington Post revealed that Eydie quit the music due to health issues and in 2013, she passed away at the age of 84.

However, Lawrence persisted in travelling the world for his performance until 2019, when he received his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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