Eric Carmen, Iconic Voice Behind ‘All By Myself’ and ‘Hungry Eyes,’ Passes Away at 74

Eric Carmen, a celebrated singer-songwriter hailing from Cleveland, has passed away at the age of 74.

The news of his passing was announced on his official website by his family, stating that he died peacefully in his sleep over the weekend.

A poignant tribute on the website reads, “It brought him immense joy to know that his music, spanning decades, touched the lives of so many and will stand as his enduring legacy.”

Born in the suburbs of Cleveland in 1949, Carmen was a pivotal member of the pop rock band “Raspberries,” best known for their hit “Go All The Way.” As a solo artist, Carmen made his mark with timeless singles such as “All By Myself,” “Never Gonna Fall In Love Again,” and “Hungry Eyes,” the latter of which featured in the iconic 1987 film “Dirty Dancing.”

David Spero, Carmen’s former manager, expressed his sorrow upon hearing the news: “I just learned that my lifelong friend and former client, Eric Carmen, has passed away. His extraordinary talents were recognized worldwide, and his legacy as a songwriter is celebrated throughout the music industry. His compositions were performed by artists ranging from Celine Dion to Hank Williams Jr. He will be deeply missed. Rest in peace, Eric!”

In this time of mourning, Carmen’s family has requested privacy.

Eric Carmen’s contributions to music have left an indelible mark on the industry and his fans. His songs, characterized by their emotional depth and melodic craftsmanship, will continue to resonate with audiences for generations to come.