Carly Simon

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Carly Elisabeth Simon
  • Birth Place: Bronx, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/25/1945, Cancer
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter
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Carly Simon Fast Facts:
  • Formed the Simon Sisters with her sister Lucy in the early 1960s and scored a minor hit in 1964 with "Winkin', Blinkin' and Nod."
  • Has scored 10 Top 20 hits, including "Anticipation," "Nobody Does It Better," "Coming Around Again" and the No.1 smash "You're So Vain," which placed No. 72 on Billboard's list of the Hot 100's top 100 songs for its first 50 years (August 1958-July 2008).
  • Wrote the 1971 song "Anticipation" about Cat Stevens, her significant other at the time.
  • Has never publicly said who the "you" in "You're So Vain" is.
  • Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1994.
  • Carly Simon Relationships:
  • Richard Simon - Father
  • James Taylor - Ex-husband
  • Lucy Simon - Sister
  • Sally Taylor - Daughter
  • Richard Koehler - Significant Other
  • William Donaldson - Ex-significant Other
  • Yusuf Islam - Ex-significant Other
  • Joanna Simon - Sister
  • Andrea Louise Simon - Mother
  • Ben Taylor - Son
  • Russ Kunkel - Ex-fiancé
  • Jim Hart - Ex-husband
  • Peter Simon - Brother
  • Carly Simon Awards:
  • 1988 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Winner
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1989 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Film Score - Nominee
  • 1971 Grammy: Best New Artist - Winner
  • 1989 Grammy: Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television - Winner
  • 1990 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Film Score - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

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