The Associated Press: Singer Johnny Maestro dies in Fla., battled cancer: "Singer Johnny Maestro of the rock 'n' roll and doo-wop band The Brooklyn Bridge has died.
Original band member Les Cauchi says Maestro died late Wednesday in Florida. Maestro was 70 and had been battling cancer. His last residence was in Cape Coral, Fla.
Maestro begin his career in the 1950s with The Crests, whose hits included '16 Candles."
Hat tip to Donna Courtois.