Karen Carpenter’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 2, 1950

Death Date

Feb 4, 1983

Age of Death

32 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Feb 4, 1983


Pop Singer

The pop singer Karen Carpenter died at the age of 32. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer and drummer who was one half of The Carpenters and sang “We’ve Only Just Begun.”

She married Thomas James Burris on August 31, 1980.



“I’m determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.” (Karen Carpenter)


“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 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)


“The image we have would be impossible for Mickey Mouse to maintain. We’re just… normal people.” (Karen Carpenter)


“I feel like the health industry is getting nothing but stronger every day.” (Karen Carpenter)