Of lung cancer, apparently, at a hospital in New York City. She leaves behind her life partner, Lois Sasson.

As a tribute to her, here's the You Don't Own Me PSA from 2012, wherein she personally rededicated her hit song from 1964(!) to Mitt Romney and Republican law-makers hell-bent on messing with women's reproductive rights all over again. RIP, Ms. Gore: you were a shining talent and a shining star.