Death of Chrissy Amphett

October 25, 1959 - April 21, 2013
New York City, New York | Age 53

Divinyls lead singer dead at 53
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SYDNEY (AP) — Chrissy Amphlett, the raunchy lead singer of the Australian rock band Divinyls whose hit "I Touch Myself" brought her international fame in the early 1990s, died at her home in New York City on Sunday. She was 53 years old.

"Christine Joy Amphlett succumbed to the effects of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis, diseases she vigorously fought with exceptional bravery and dignity," her musician husband Charley Drayton said in a statement.


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