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 Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro

Original Name Nigro
Birth
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Death 8 Apr 1997 (aged 49)
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial 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.
Memorial ID 8846 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Nyro (18 Oct 1947–8 Apr 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8846, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Other, who reports a 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..