Karen Carpenter of the Carpenters is a beautiful woman who knew how to play the drums like it was nobodies business! #GirlsWhoPlayInstruments #SexiestFemaleMusicians
Karen Carpenter...voice of an angel. Gone too soon. (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983)
Karen Carpenter 1984
New Details Emerge About Karen Carpenter's Struggle With Anorexia
EXCLUSIVE: New Details Emerge About Karen Carpenter's Struggle With Anorexia
Karen Carpenter suffered from anorexia, an eating disorder which was little known at the time. She died in 1983 at age 32 from heart failure caused by complications related to her illness. Carpenter's death led to increased visibility and awareness of eating disorders (Wikipedia)
Karen Carpenter and Richard Carpenter during an interview at KNXT News, Los Angeles (now KCBS-TV). Image dated January 17, 1972.
The unmistakeable, angelic and inimitable voice belonging to Karen Carpenter went silent here on this earth 34 years ago today. I will always be grateful to my parents for playing The Carpenter's records. One of my happiest memories is of Mom playing their vinyl lps on Saturday mornings while we cleaned the house. Gone too soon. Way too soon. -jdw
Read Kim Gordon’s Open Letter To Karen Carpenter at Score Addicaid.
Karen Carpenter AKA Karen Anne Carpenter Born: 2-Mar-1950 Birthplace: New Haven, CT Died: 4-Feb-1983 Location of death: Downey, CA Cause of death: Anorexia Remains: Buried, Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake Village, CA