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Wrote "Anticipation" and Bond theme "Nobody Does It Better"

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Carly Simon’s body of work encompasses a significantly wide spectrum of activity. In addition to having recorded 22 concept albums of her own compositions, she has composed four film scores, including Heartburn, This Is My Life, Postcards from the Edge and Working Girl, for which she won a Grammy, a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar. Simon has also written four successful children's books for Doubleday, including her most recent, "The Nighttime Chauffeur." The most far-reaching of her accomplishments is the opera, "Romulus Hunt," for which she was commissioned jointly by The Metropolitan Opera Guild and The Kennedy Center. The co-production was performed both in New York and Washington. Referring to the opera, a recent review in CD Magazine states, "Here is a genuinely beloved artist, with years of popularity, with a vast public that American opera composers would kill for, bringing that public to opera with an ease few composers can match."

Carly Simon was born in New York City, the third of four children born to Richard and Andrea Simon. Richard Simon, the founder of Simon and Schuster, was also a pianist and Andrea Simon was a civil-rights activist as well as a singer. All four children were raised in an atmosphere conducive to self-expression. All three girls became musicians: Joanna, the eldest, a prominent opera singer and television personality; Lucy a two-time Grammy winner for her children's album; Peter, the only son in the Simon family, is a successful photographer.

Lucy and Carly Simon, while enrolled in Sarah Lawrence College, sang professionally for three years as The Simon Sisters, and scored a hit single record of…

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