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Born: June 25, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
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Developed a stutter as a child
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With sister Lucy, formed folk group in the 1960s; recorded album as "The Simon Sisters" in 1964
1971:
Received first screen credit, co-wrote a song featured on soundtrack of Milos Forman's "Taking Off"; also appeared as a folksinger
1971:
Released first solo album "Carly Simon"
1971:
First song to place in the Top Ten, "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be"
1971:
Made first TV appearance on "Good Vibrations From Central Park" (ABC)
1972:
First Number 1 single, "You're So Vain"
1975:
Released first "Greatest Hits" compilation
1977:
Sang "Nobody Does It Like Me", the theme to the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me"
1978:
With sister Lucy, wrote songs for the stage play "Reunion"
1980:
Appeared in the concert film "No Nukes"
1981:
Last concert tour in major arenas
1982:
Wrote lyrics and sang song "Something More", featured in "Love Child"
1985:
Appeared as herself in the film "Perfect"
1986:
First collaboration with Mike Nichols, "Heartburn"; wrote the musical score
1987:
Headlined first TV special for HBO, "Carly in Concert: Coming Around Again"
1988:
Wrote the theme song ("Let the River Run") for Nichols' "Working Girl"; won Oscar for Best Song
1988:
Returned to live performing; released "Greatest Hits Live"
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Wrote "Romulus Hunt", an opera for children
1990:
Composed the score for Nichols' "Postcards from the Edge"
1990:
Starred in second HBO special "Carly in Concert: My Romance"
1992:
First collaboration with Nora Ephron, wrote the score and songs for "This Is My Life"
1993:
Performed song "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" on the soundtrack for Ephron's "Sleepless in Seattle"
1993:
Wrote and performed the theme song, "The Promise and the Prize" for the ABC sitcom "Phenom"
1995:
First major concert tour since 1981; played live concert (that was taped for broadcast on Lifetime) at Grand Central Station in NYC
1995:
Reunited with ex-husband James Taylor for benefit concert on Martha's Vineyard
1998:
In April, disclosed she had been undergoing treatment for breast cancer since October 1997

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