RIP: Robert Hazard, New Wave musician and songwriter

From Philly.com:

Robert Hazard, 59, the Philadelphia-bred rock troubadour who wrote the pop anthem "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," died yesterday after cancer surgery in Boston, his widow, Susan, confirmed today.

Mr. Hazard, who lived with his wife and two teenage sons in the Adirondacks and in Vero Beach, Fla., last month had canceled a planned fall tour without explanation.

- Robert Hazard official website/MySpace
- Robert Hazard Wikipedia entry
- Philly.com article: "Robert Hazard, Philly rocker, dies at 59"
- YouTube video: Robert Hazard and The Heroes

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