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Age32 (age at death)
Birthday 2 March, 1950
Birthplace Grace-New Haven Hospital (now called Yale-New Haven Hospital), New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Died 4 February, 1983
Place of Death Downey Community Hospital, Downey, California, USA
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame The Carpenters
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Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer who, along with her older brother Richard, was part of the duo the Carpenters. She was praised for her contralto vocals, and her drumming abilities were viewed positively by other musicians and critics. Her struggles with eating disorders would later raise awareness of anorexia and body dysmorphia.

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