Irene Cara, the award-winning artiste finest recognized for her hit Flashdance … What A Feeling has died. She was 63.
Cara’s loss of life was confirmed by her publicist, Judith Moose on social media. Moose stated Cara died at her residence in Florida.
“It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara,” Moose stated in a press release.
“The Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer passed away in her Florida home.
“Her cause of death is currently unknown and will be released when information is available.”
What A Feeling, which the singer co-wrote with Giorgio Moroder and Keith Forsey for the 1983 film Flashdance starring Jennifer Beals, was Cara’s signature music. What A Feeling gained her an Oscar for Best Original Song in 1984. It stays one of many iconic hits from the Nineteen Eighties
Cara additionally sang the theme music for an additional standard Nineteen Eighties movie, Fame. In addition to singing the title sing, Cara additionally starred within the movie as Coco Hernandez.