The Oscar-winning American lady singer died at the age of 63
Gaspard Escalera was a saxophonist who worked in a steel factory.
Irene Cara, best known for singing the title track for the movies ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ has died at 63.
Irene Cara was born in 1964. She started singing early and was trained as a child in music, dance, and singing. When she was 13, she sang on a children’s radio station. Her mother, Louise Escalera, was a cashier, and her father.
Gaspard Escalera was a saxophonist who worked in a steel factory. By her own account, her two sisters and one brother hail from a family of musicians and have a grandmother in Puerto Rico who can play her five instruments.
She appeared as her main character Coco Hernandez in the 1980 release Fame. It tells the story of a group of New York’s High School of Performing Arts students from their first audition to their senior year.
In the film, she was shown walking the streets of New York, sitting on yellow cabs and singing her famous song fame. She was initially cast as a dancer before her role in Hernandez was written for her.
Three years later, she co-wrote Flashdance from the album what a feeling, which won the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and the Academy Award for Best Record of the Year.
Moose, his publicist, said that no one knows the cause of her death and will be released as soon as it is confirmed. Her family has requested privacy, and a funeral and memorial service are scheduled later.
“Friends” star Jennifer Aniston posted her thoughts on the death of the Oscar- and Grammy-winning singer on Instagram, and she expressed her sorrows and said good words for the departed soul.