Gerry Goffin

American lyricist (1939-2014)

Gerald "Gerry" Goffin (February 11, 1939 – June 19, 2014) was an American lyricist. He was added into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 with former songwriting partner and first wife, Carole King.

Gerry Goffin
Birth nameGerald Goffin
Born(1939-02-11)February 11, 1939
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
DiedJune 19, 2014(2014-06-19) (aged 75)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Associated actsCarole King

Goffin died in Los Angeles, California, aged 75.[1]


  1. Yardley, William; Keepnews, Peter (19 June 2014). "Gerry Goffin, Songwriter With Carole King, Dies at 75". The New York Times.

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