Singer, Actress, Musician
Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard, formed the 1970s duo, the Carpenters. Although her skills as a drummer earned admiration from drumming luminaries and peers, she is best known for her...Wikipedia
Age: 32 (age at death)
Born: 2nd March, 1950, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Died: 4th February, 1983, Downey, California, USA
Height: 5' 4" (163 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Carpenters
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Karen Carpenter was the only solo project by singer/drummer Karen Carpenter, released on CD by A&M Records in 1996. The album was recorded in New York with producer Phil Ramone in 1979 and 1980, during the time that her brother Richard was being treated for an addiction to Quaaludes. Some of the songs from the album were later featured on The Carpenters' 1989 compilation Lovelines and later releases. In the liner notes, Karen dedicated the project to Richard.
Her alma mater was CSU Long Beach in California
She was managed by Sherwin Bash from 1970 - 1975
People never think of entertainers as being human. When you walk out on stage the audience think, `Nothing can go wrong with them`. We get sick and we have headaches just like they do. When we are cut, we bleed.
I feel like the health industry is getting nothing but stronger every day.
DOWNEY, Calif. - Owners of The Carpenters` former home aren`t feeling on top of the world about the legions of fans who keep stopping by to pay tribute.
The five-bedroom tract house, where siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter lived and penned some of their greatest hits, was featured on the cover of their 1973 hit album "Now & Then." It was also where an anorexic Karen Carpenter collapsed in 1983 before dying.
Owners Manuel and Blanca Melendez Parra have apparently grown weary of the parade of fans paying homage.
The couple have submitted plans to... Read More
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