Someone whose voice and music I admired died on February 4th too, singer Karen Carpenter. 👩🏻🎤🎵 She had such an amazing, angelic, yet haunting voice. This song is one of my favorites that she and her brother, Richard, recorded and in which Richard wrote—along with songwriter John Bettis. 🙂
Remembering one of my favorite singers Karen Carpenter, who died 35 years ago today. 👩🏻 She had such an amazing, angelic voice. 🎤🎵📺
Here is one of my favorite Carpenters songs.
Born on Mar. 2, 1950, Karen Carpenter was best known for being one half of the popular 1970’s singing duo The Carpenters, alongside her brother, Richard.
Sadly, Carpenter died on Feb. 4, 1983 due to emetine cardiotoxicity, due to anorexia nervosa. She was 32.
On Feb. 4, 1983, singer and drummer Karen Carpenter died as a result of anorexia nervosa, a disease that still wasn’t commonly known in the early 1980’s. Carpenter was just 32-years-old.
Here’s a classic Carpenters’s song and one of my favorites.