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Laura Nyro
Original name: Laura Nigro
Birth: Oct. 18, 1947
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1997
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Singer, Songwriter. Born Laura Nigro, she was a singer-pianist most noted for her many innovative pop music compositions. From 1966 to the 1990s, she wrote hit songs for artists such as The 5th Dimension, Peter, Paul and Mary, Three Dog Night, Bette Midler, Barbara Streisand, Jackson Brown and many others. Her countless compositions included "And When I Die", "Stoned Soul Picnic", "Stoney End", "Sweet Blindness", "Wedding Bell Blues" and "Eli's Comin". She died in Danbury, Connecticut. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Ovarian cancer
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Ashes buried underneath a Japanese Maple tree planted by her friends outside her bedroom window at her cottage in Danbury, Connecticut. The ashes of her dog Ember are interred with her.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 13, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8846
Laura Nyro
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- Bunny
 Added: Oct. 18, 2016

 Added: Oct. 18, 2016
Love on your Birthday Laura.
 Added: Oct. 18, 2016
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