Veronica Greenfield, known as Ronnie Spector, was an American singer who formed the girl group the Ronettes in 1957 with her elder sister, Estelle Bennett, and their cousin, Nedra Talley. Bennett fronted the group while record producer Phil Spector produced the majority of their recording output.
She was Born: August 10, 1943, East Harlem, New York, United States. Currently, she has Children: Donte Phillip Spector, Gary Phillip Spector, Louis Phillip Spector, Jason Charles Greenfield, Austin Drew Greenfield.
Ronnie Spector Cause of Death
Ronnie Spector dead at 78 – Cause of death revealed for The Ronettes star who sang ‘Be My Baby’ & married Phil Spector.
The Ronettes legend was an extraordinary singer best known around the world for hits including “Be My Baby”.
Spector was lead singer in the girl group, which formed in the early 1960s and also celebrated hits like “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain.”
She also married svengali producer Phil Spector in 1968, suffering years of abuse and death threats before eventually escaping their mansion in 1972 in a barefoot dash with the help of her mother.
Ronnie Spector dies after battle with cancer
Ronnie Spector, famed for hits such as “Be My Baby”, died on Wednesday aged 78 after a brief battle with cancer.
The rock’n’roll siren was the leader of the girl group The Ronettes, who also celebrated hits such as “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain.”