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Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter, early 1970s
Background information
Birth name Karen Anne Carpenter
Born (1950-03-02)March 2, 1950
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Origin Downey, California, U.S.
Died February 4, 1983(1983-02-04) (aged 32)
Downey Community Hospital, Downey, California
Genres Pop, easy listening, soft rock, jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, singer
Instruments Vocals, drums
Years active 1965–1983
Labels A&M
Associated acts The Carpenters, Richard Carpenter
Website richardandkarencarpenter.com
Notable instruments
Ludwig Drums
Zildjian cymbals
Remo drumheads

It's kinda nice to be remembered by your peers and your fans, because you can achieve a lot of success and be a creep too! But we try to be nice, just normal people.
Karen Carpenter
I enjoy money.
The image we have would be impossible for Mickey Mouse to maintain. We're just… normal people.
Karen Carpenter
People never think of entertainers as being human. When you walk out on stage, the audience think, 'Nothing can go wrong with them.' We get sick and we have headaches just like they do. When we are cut, we bleed.
Karen Carpenter
Not enough people in this world are happy.
I have a harder time finding somebody. The problem is we were growing professionally during the years most people were concentrating on being a person.
Karen Carpenter
I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.
Karen Carpenter
I feel like the health industry is getting nothing but stronger every day.
I enjoy money. Not enough people in this world are happy. I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.
Karen Carpenter
I'm just afraid I'm gonna miss it all… being married… being a mother.
Karen Carpenter