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This article is about the singer. For Karen Carpenter's posthumous eponymous album, see Karen Carpenter (album). Confusion
Karen Carpenter
Country of origin United States
Genre(s) Pop
Years active 1965-1983
Label(s) A&M Records
Official website The Carpenters Official Website
Entourage Richard Carpenter
The Carpenters

Karen Carpenter (March 2, 1950 - February 4, 1983) was the lead singer for The Carpenters. With her brother, Richard, The Carpenters created numerous hits worldwide. In addition to being a talented singer, Carpenter also played drums for The Carpenters until 1974. Carpenter passed away on February 4, 1983 from a heart attack induced from prolonged anorexia nervosa and bulimia.

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