Laura Branigan

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Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 26, 2004 (52)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 26, 2004 (52)

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Most well known for her early 1980s Platinum single "Gloria," she is also remembered for her hit songs "Solitaire" and "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You." In addition, she was featured on the soundtracks of Ghostbusters, Flashdance, and Baywatch.

Before Fame

Before recording her debut, self-titled solo album in 1982, she belonged to a band called Meadow and also worked as a backing vocalist for Leonard Cohen.

Trivia

She is remembered for her distinctive, four-octave alto voice.

Family Life

A native of Brewster, New York, she died suddenly in her late forties of a cerebral aneurysm.

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Her single "Gloria" earned her a Grammy nomination, though she ultimately lost the honor to fellow pop singer Melissa Manchester.

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