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Ronnie Spector
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Spector in 1971
Background information
Birth name Veronica Yvette Bennett
Also known as
  • Veronica Yvette Spector
  • Ronnie Bennett
Born (1943-08-10)August 10, 1943
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died January 12, 2022(2022-01-12) (aged 78)
Danbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1959–2021
Associated acts

Veronica Yvette Spector (née Bennett; August 10, 1943 – January 12, 2022), known as Ronnie Spector, was an American singer who was the lead singer of the group the Ronettes. She was in this group with her sister Estelle Bennett and their cousin Nedra Talley.

Personal life

Spector married music producer Phil Spector in 1968. They adopted three children together. Ronnie left him in 1972.

Spector married Johnathon Greenfield in 1982. They lived in Danbury, Connecticut with their two sons, Austin Drew and Jason Charles.

Spector died on January 12, 2022 from cancer in Danbury, aged 78.


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