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Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 1969-1983
Genres: Pop, Soft Rock, Adult Contemporary

Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. Carpenters were the #1 selling American music act of the 1970s and although often referred to by the public as “The Carpenters,” the duo's official name was simply “Carpenters.” During a period in the 1970s when louder and wilder rock was in great demand, Richard and Karen produced a distinctively soft musical style that made them one of the best-selling music artists of all time. The Carpenters' melodic pop produced a record-breaking run of hit recordings on the American Top 40 and Adult Contemporary charts, and they became leading sellers in the soft rock, easy listening and adult cont... Continue Bio >>

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