October 15, 1946
74 years previous
October 15, 1946 (age 74)
One-half of the musical duo The Carpenters who co-composed “Goodbye to Love” and “Solely Yesterday,” amongst others.
Earlier than Fame
He studied music at California State College at Lengthy Seaside. His early teams consisted of Spectrum and The Richard Carpenter Trio.
His sister’s wrestle with anorexia enormously affected him, even contributing to his abuse of Quaaludes.
His sister Karen Carpenter was the opposite member of The Carpenters.