Jeffrey Sanker Wiki – Jeffrey Sanker Bio
Jeffrey Sanker, the founder of White Party Entertainment Inc. and a legendary visionary of the gay party circuit, is dead.
What is his cause of death? How did Sanker die? Jeffrey Sanker died of liver cancer. According to The Los Angeles Blade, Sanker was known for throwing massive parties in “exotic places.”
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Sanker was exceptionally well known in the gay party circuit; his company was based in Los Angeles, Califonia. Tributes flowed on social media. “RIP @JeffreySanker. You were one of a kind and irreplaceable,” wrote one person on Twitter.
He was 65 years old.
Cause of Death
According to the Blade, Sanker died Friday, May 28, 2021, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital “with family members in attendance after a long battle with liver cancer.”
His website biography rounded up the accolades he received over the years. “The MIAMI HERALD dubbed him ‘the high priest of gay parties.’ GENRE MAGAZINE lists him as ‘Circuit Master.’ NEXT MAGAZINE describes him as ‘the sultan of soirees.’ And CIRCUIT NOIZE MAGAZINE simply calls him ‘the man,’” it says.
“Sanker has been credited by the MIAMI HERALD as being ‘the father of the modern gay event party.’ Nowhere is this more evident than with Sanker’s trademark extravaganza: White Party Palm Springs, which has evolved into the nation’s largest gay dance music festival, attracting more than 30,000 attendees from every corner of the globe.”
According to the bio, Jeffrey Sanker “is the founder of LA-based White Party Entertainment, Inc. and creator of such signature events as WHITE PARTY PALM SPRINGS; New Year’s Eve celebrations in Los Angeles, Miami & Rio de Janeiro and the One Mighty Party at Orlando’s Gay Days.”
The bio says he got his start in the 1980s.
“Sanker’s passion for parties began during the early eighties in New York City,” it reads. “Working at such legendary locations as Studio 54, Palladium, and Private Eyes, he fine-tuned his skills as a promoter and special event producer. He has hosted parties for numerous celebrities over the years.”
Sanker moved to Los Angeles in 1987. “His innovative technique of using landmark venues for trend-setting themed events was credited for breathing new life into the Los Angeles scene. Since then, he has worked with all of the hottest and trendiest venues and nightclubs in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Miami,” says the bio.