Celebrities Paid Tribute to the death of ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara!

Celebrities Paid Tribute to the death of ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara!
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  • Celebrities paid tribute to the late ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara who is dead at 63.
  • The Oscar Award-winning singer passed away in November 2022 at her Florida home and her death reason is still unknown.
  • Learn about the career, awards, achievements, and life of the late singer Irene Cara.

Celebrities Paid Tribute to Irene Cara

Lenny Kravitz paid tribute to the late singer Irene Cara alongside a black and white throwback photo by calling her an immortal talent of pure energy, he added,

“Irene Cara, you inspired me more than you could ever know. Your songwriting and vocals created pure energy that will never cease. You also defined an era that is so close to my heart. Your portrayal of ‘Coco’ in Alan Parker’s ‘Fame’ is immortal and know that I was madly in love with her. Thank you Irene. You’re gonna live forever.”

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The Flashdance singer Irene Cara is dead at 63 (source: RTE)

Questlove was devastated by the death news of the late musician and thus paid a heartfelt tribute by Tweeting,

“Sparkle. Fame. Flashdance. This era was special. why are the legends just…..evaporating? Like when I turn 65 will anyone I idolize ever know what it means to turn 80? Shit will I?” 

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Rip Cara! Recalling her great musical journey so far

Irene Cara, the Academy Award-winning singer who sang the electric title songs for the 1980s films “Flashdance” and “Fame” died at 63. These two elf-expression films’ theme songs were her career’s biggest hit in the 1980s.

Cara’s publicist, Judith A. Moose, announced her death news on Twitter on November 28, 2022, Saturday. The legendary singer passed away at her Florida home while her death reason is yet to be configured.

Ms. Cara who was a former child actor, dancer, and singer, was a multi-award receiver. In 1984, she won the Oscar for Best Original Song and the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance.

Irena Cara also bagged a Golden Globe for the best original song as one of the writers of Flashdance … What a Feeling, the title song from Flashdance.

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Irene Cara-Age, Family, Early Childhood, Death

The American singer who rose to fame in the 1980s was born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959, in the Bronx. She was of age 63 when she passed away in her Florida home.

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Celebrities led a tribute to the late Fame singer Irene Cara (source: Eonline)

Her mother, Louise Escalera, was a cashier, and her father, Gaspar Escalera, was a musician cum worker at the steel factory.

Ms. Cara was a brilliant child while growing up, she attended music, acting, and dance classes as a child while growing up in New York. She was able to play the piano by ear at just the age of 5.

Irena was a graduate of the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan, a school for child performers and children studying the arts.

In her early teens, Irena was a regular performer on Spanish-language television on a children’s broadcast, The Electric Company. The late performer was also a member of its band, the Short Circus.

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