Roberta Cleopatra Flack (born February 10, 1937) is an American singer. She is known for her No. 1 singles "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", "Killing Me Softly with His Song", "Feel Like Makin' Love"; and "Where Is the Love" and "The Closer I Get to You", two of her many duets with Donny Hathaway. Flack is also noted for her influence on the subgenre of contemporary R&B called quiet storm, along with her interpretations of songs by various songwriters, such as Leonard Cohen and members of The Beatles.
|Birth name||Roberta Cleopatra Flack|
|Also known as||Rubina Flake|
|Born||February 10, 1937|
Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
|Genres||Jazz, folk, soul, R&B|
Angel / Capitol (1997)
RAS / 429 / Sony/ATV (2011–present)
|Associated acts||Donny Hathaway|
Flack was the first artist to win the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in two consecutive years: "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" won in 1973 and "Killing Me Softly with His Song" won in 1974. Only U2 and Billie Eilish have repeated this feat.