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Lynsey de Paul
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Lynsey de Paul in 1974
Background information
Birth nameLyndsey Meta Rubin
Born(1948-06-11)11 June 1948
Southwark, London, England
Died1 October 2014(2014-10-01) (aged 66)
London, England
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, actress
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active1971–2014

Lynsey de Paul (11 June 1948[1] – 1 October 2014) was an English singer-songwriter.[2] She was known for representing the U.K. in the 1977 with Mike Moran on "Rock Bottom" at Eurovision. She was also known for her songs, "Sugar Me", "Getting a Drag","Won't Somebody Dance With Me", ''Ooh I Do", "No Honestly", "My Man and Me", "Storm In A Teacup" and "Sleeping Blue Nights".

De Paul was born in London, England. She was never married, but was known for being in relationships with Ringo Starr, Roy Wood, James Coburn, Sean Connery, Bill Kenwright, Bernie Taupin, Chas Chandler and Dudley Moore.

De Paul suffered a brain hemorrhage on the morning of 1 October 2014. She died in a London hospital hours later, aged 66.[3]


  1. First name(s) LYNSEY M Last name RUBIN Birth year 1948 Birth quarter 3 Registration month - Mother's last name DE GROOT District SOUTHWARK County London Country England Volume 5D Page 718 Record set England & Wales births 1837-2006 Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records Record collection Births & baptisms Collections from Great Britain
  2. "Biography by Craig Harris". Retrieved 19 July 2009. 
  3. Singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul dies after brain haemorrhage aged 66. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 

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