Laura Nyro — American Musician born on October 18, 1947, died on April 08, 1997

Laura Nyro /ˈnɪəroʊ/ NEAR-oh was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession and New York Tendaberry, and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. Her style was a hybrid of Brill Building-style New York pop, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, show tunes, rock, and soul... (wikipedia)

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