voc, *1947 US, New York City
Singer / Songwriter of Rock and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Carole Jill Bayer Carole Bayer Bacharach Carole Bayer Sager
American lyricist, songwriter, singer, painter and author, born Carole Jill Bayer on March 8, 1947 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Best known by her married name, Carole Bayer Sager, many of her early songs were co-written with former husband, composer Burt Bacharach. She has also collaborated with Michael Jackson, Neil Diamond, Marvin Hamlisch, Michael Masser, Peter Allen, Sheena Easton, Bruce Roberts, Neil Sedaka, David Foster, Albert Hammond, Quincy Jones, Michael McDonald, James Ingram, Donald Fagen, Babyface and Clint Eastwood (2) (for the film True Crime). Sager won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1981 for "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)", the theme song from the film Arthur. She shared the award with co-writers Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach, and Christopher Cross. She received the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1987 for "That's What Friends Are For", which she co-wrote with Bacharach. She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987.
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