What illness did Richard Carpenter have?
In the late 1970s, while Karen was suffering from the anorexia nervosa that ultimately led to her death in 1983, Richard suffered from insomnia, panic attacks, depression, and an addiction to Quaalude, a sedative and hypnotic medication.
Who inherited Karen Carpenter's estate?
LOS ANGELES -- Singer Karen Carpenter named her brother, Richard, and her parents as equal beneficiaries in the will that was filed for probate Wednesday. Richard was named executor of the will. The worth of the late singer's estate was not listed in the documents filed in Superior Court.
How old would Karen Carpenter be if she was alive?
On Feb. 4, 1983, singer Karen Carpenter fell victim to heart failure brought on by the chemical emetine after an eight-year battle with anorexia nervosa. Today, March 2, 2020, she would have been 70 years old.
Who was the love of Karen Carpenter's life?
Petula Clark, Olivia Newton-John, and Dionne Warwick were friends of Carpenter, even as she struggled with anorexia. After a whirlwind romance, on August 31, 1980, Karen married real estate developer, Thomas James Burris.
Did Richard Carpenter ever have children?
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