Carol Hall, 'The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas' Composer and Lyricist, Dies at 82

Updated On 13 Oct, 2018 Published On

Carol Hall, the musician best known as the composer and lyricist for the long-running Broadway hit 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas', has died at the age of 82.

Publicist Jessica Johnson confirmed the singer's passing news; she said Carol died on Thursday, September 11, at New York City home, surrounded by her husband and children.

The exact cause of Carol's death is yet to be disclosed. However, she reportedly had been battling with Logopenic Primary Progressive Aphasia, a rare form of dementia, last three years.

Carol was also a longtime contributor to Sesame Street; she had been writing and performing her own songs since the 1970s.

True Blue MiracleWomen Can Be, The Plant in The Window, and Big Bird’s Beautiful Birthday Bash are among her memorable Sesame Street songs which won the Grammy Awards.

Shortly after Carol's death news emerged, multiple celebrities and fans took to social media platforms to pay tribute to the late recording artist.

Actress Marlo Thomas shared a tweet to pay respect to her, writing,

With great sadness I say goodbye to Carol Hall who passed away yesterday. 2 of her iconic songs “It's Alright to Cry” and “Parents Are People” inspired 3 generations of children to be Free To Be...You and Me Carol is gone but her music and words will live in our hearts forever.

Here's the tweet, check it out.

Carlo is survived by her husband, Leonard Majzlin; children Susannah Blinkoff aka Susannah B and Daniel Blinkoff; grandson Wally; and sister Jane.

Funeral arrangements of the musician will be announced in the coming days.

Rest In Peace Carol Hall!

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