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Overview (1)

Born in Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Chapin Carpenter was born on February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Spouse (1)

Timmy Smith (1 June 2002 - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (9)

Graduated from Brown University '81 (American Civilization)
Wrote Wynonna Judd's hit "Girls with Guitars"
Husband, Timmy Smith is a contractor.
Father, Chapin Carpenter, was a high-level Life magazine executive, so she spent her youth in Princeton, Tokyo, and Washington,DC.
Daughter of Chapin Carpenter Jr. and Mary Bowie Robertson. They got divorced when she was 16.
Lived in Japan between 1969 and 1971.
Lives on a farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.
In the spring of 2007 the singer suffered from a pulmonary embolism, a serious condition that temporarily brought her career to a sudden halt. She has since recovered and is back touring and recording (2010).
Owns 6 dogs (Shamus, Boundary, Maude, Emma, Finn and Mona) and 4 cats. Whenever she returns home after being away for a while, she kisses each of her pets right on the mouth (Interview BBC's Breakfast: Episode dated 1 November 2010 (2010)).

Personal Quotes (1)

It's a marvelous feeling when someone says 'I want to do this song of yours' because they've connected to it. That's what I'm after.

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