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Roberta Flack

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Roberta Flack was born February 10, 1937 (1939 according to some sources), in Black Mountain, North Carolina, a small town located about 10 miles (18 kilometers) from the city of Asheville, North Carolina. She is best known for her love ballad "Killing Me Softly With His Song", released in 1969. She earned a music scholarship to Howard University and graduated with a BA in Music. She briefly taught music after graduation from college. She was discovered singing and playing jazz in a Washington nightclub by pianist Les McCann, and she later signed a contract with Atlantic Records in the late 1960s. The rest is music history. Roberta's most recent album is a 1997 anthology of Christmas standards simply titled "Christmas Album".  See full bio on IMDb »

Singer Roberta Flack Rushed to Hospital from Apollo Theater

Roberta Flack
Rushed to Hospital From Apollo Theater Gig

10:20 PM PT -- Roberta's rep tells us ... the singer's still in the hospital, and doctors are still running tests to determine why she fell ill during the Apollo show. The rep adds, Roberta had a… READ MORE >

Singer Roberta Flack: 'Memba Her?!

Singer Roberta Flack
'Memba Her?!

In the '70s, Roberta Flack became famous for hits like "Killing Me Softly with His Song," "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," and "Where Is the Love?" Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

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