Irene Cara, who performed the title songs on "Flashdance"And"FameHe has died at the age of 63.
His death was confirmed by his publicist, Judith A. Moose. as Twitter mentioning that the cause of his death was "unknown and will be announced when information is available."
In 1984, he won the Oscar for best original song with "Flashdance... What a Feeling", the title song of "Flashdance", which he also sang.
face was born as Irene Stairs on March 18, 1959 and grew up in the city of New York; attended music, acting, and dance classes as a child, then the Children's Vocational School en Manhattan, a school for child artists and children studying the arts.
After his success with "Flashdance"And"Fame", continued acting and making music into the 1990s before becoming embroiled in a legal battle with her record company over her earnings, even citing magazine People in 2001 that she had been "virtually blacklisted" from the music industry because of the dispute.
In the last years of his life he shared songs from his catalogue, including some that had not been released through his podcast, “The Back Story".