"Roberta Cleopatra Flack" is an American singer, and musician who is notable for jazz, Pop, R&B, and folk music. She is best known for her classic #1 singles "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", "Killing Me Softly with His Song", and "Feel Like Makin' Love (Roberta Flack song)/Feel Like Makin' Love"; and for "Where Is the Love" and "The Closer I Get to You", two of her many duets with the late Donny Hathaway.
Flack was the first to win the Grammy Award for Record of the Year two consecutive times. "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" won at the Grammy Awards of 1973/1973 Grammys and "Killing Me Softly with His Song" won at the Grammy Awards of 1974/1974 Grammys. She remains the only solo artist to have accomplished this feat, and only U2, who did it in 2001 with "Beautiful Day" and in 2002 with "Walk On", has done it since.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Roberta Flack on Wikipedia.
I have my own charity I am trying to get off the ground as well, which some of my concerts go toward funding, ... I am building a school-the Roberta Flack School of Music-in two brownstones I purchased in New York City. The purpose is to help other young musician artists just as I received good teaching and help from my family and friends back home.Roberta Flack