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About Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately (Born: March 17 1976, St Patrick's Day at Dublin) is a lead vocalist of the Irish band Boyzone. On October 11, 2009, he is found dead while holidaying at Port Andratx resort in Majorca, Spain. Other members of the Boyzone band flew to Majorca soon after hearing the devastating news.

Personal Biography

His father was a painter and decorator, his mother a part-time cleaner. His family had financial difficulties during his childhood. He studied at the St Laurence O'Toole National School

Relationship with Andrew Cowles

Gately married Andrew Cowles in March 2006. Gately's widower says he was a real life Peter Pan.

Death

Reports say he died in sleep and is a 'tragic accident'. Spanish police unoficially told a media outlet that the death was not suicidal nor was he involved in drugs. He was found dead on his sofa in his hotel room. The music world is shocked with his untimely death. His partner has reportedly made frantic efforts to revive the dead singer after discovering him lifeless at their holiday home in Spain. It is reported that a relative had a conversation with Gately at 12.30am Spanish time on Saturday (11.30pm GMT) when he was about to leave the house. Eight-hour booze binge is reported to be the primary reason for the death of Gately. Gately's family has rubbished claims that he died after a late night booze binge. The Bulgarian man, who had joined Boyzone star Gately in an alleged eight hour drinking binge said that he has been left devastated by the singers death. The gay partner Gately who was sleeping in the next room said that he can never forgive himself for the singers death. Medical experts believe Sudden Adult Death Syndrome killed Gately.

A Brit journalist apologized to the family of Gately after she wrote an article in which she insisted that there was nothing natural about his death.

In December 09, forensic reports said his death was caused by a rare undiagnosed heart condition.

In January 2010, it was confirmed that his death has occurred due to natural causes.

Tributes

Boyzone manager Louis Walsh expressed his shock at the death of Gately.

Post-death

Gately's fantasy novel was published seven months after his death.

Professional Biography

With Boyzone

Gately joined Boyzone in 1993. He got through the audition process before joining Ireland's first boyband. Gately and Ronan Keating were the lead vocalists of the band.

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