Hit Songwriter Gerry Goffin, Ex-Husband & Writing Partner of Carole King, Dead at 75

By Music News Group

George Pimentel/WireImageGerry Goffin, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and the former husband and songwriting partner of Carole King, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75. He died of natural causes, according to his current wife, Michele Goffin.

King acknowledged Goffin’s passing by tweeting a photo of him, along with the caption, “Gerry Goffin 1939-2014 There are no words.” She also issued a statement saying, “Gerry Goffin was my first love. He had a profound impact on my life and the rest of the world. Gerry was a …read more

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