The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen (1950–1983) and Richard Carpenter (born 1946).
Were Richard and Karen Carpenter in love?
Who was the love of Karen Carpenter's life?
Thirty-nine-year-old Tom Burris met a number of Karen's requirements in a potential husband. "He was very attractive, very nice, and he seemed very generous," said Carole Curb. Two months into their relationship, Burris told Karen he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her.
What did paul McCartney think of Karen Carpenter?
In the early 1970's, Paul McCartney said that Karen Carpenter had “the best female voice in the world.” About the same time, John Lennon found himself in the same L.A. nightclub as Karen. Lennon made sure that he personally told her that he loved her singing.
What did Buddy Rich say about Karen Carpenter?
Buddy Rich once stated that Karen Carpenter was his favorite drummer.
How much did Carpenter weigh when she died?
The singer suffered from anorexia nervosa, a disorder caused by compulsive dieting. Her publicist, Paul Bloch, said she died of a full cardiac arrest. It was not known whether the anorexia contributed to her death, but the 5-foot-4 woman weighed 108 pounds.