Robert Hazard

, the Philadelphia-raised musician and songwriter of hits such as

Cyndi Lauper

's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," died yesterday, of complications from pancreatic cancer. Hazard's longtime friend and former manager

Bill Eib

confirmed the news for the

Daily News's

earlier today. Hazard would have been 60 on Aug. 21. Hazard had surgery in Boston last week related to his cancer. He had recently postponed tour dates due to his health.