Grammy Award-winning pop singer who sang "It Must Be Him." She hit her stride when she started singing in Spanish, releasing singles like "Que No Se Rompa la Noche." Her star was placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1981.
She was only offered a record deal after changing her name; her first hit was "He's a Rebel" in 1962, which Phil Spector turned into an even bigger hit with The Crystals.
She sang for five sitting U.S. presidents: Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton.
She married Dann Moss in 1966; after their divorce in 1974, she remarried to Pedro De Leon in 1993.
Her 2002 performance in Follies, the Stephen Sondheim musical, alongside Patty Duke and Hal Linden, was critically praised.