Laura Nyro

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Birthday
18, 1947
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Apr 8, 1997 (49)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1947
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Apr 8, 1997 (49)

About

Singer-songwriter and pianist who released the album New York Tendaberry in 1969. She was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 2012.

Before Fame

She would sing with friends on street corners and in subway stations. She sold the song "And When I Die" to Peter, Paul and Mary.

Trivia

Although diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she lived to see the release of her double-disc retrospective CD put together by Columbia Records.

Family Life

She married David Bianchini in September 1971 and they divorced in 1976.

Associated With

Her bestselling single was a recording of Carole King's "Up on the Roof."

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