Roberta Flack Can No Longer Sing Her Publicist Says She Has A.L.S.

Roberta Flack the highly decorated vocalist was diagnosed with the disease in August. She is known for hits like “Killing Me Softly With His Song”. In 1974, she won one of the Grammy Awards for “Killing Me Softly With His Song.”

Roberta Flack made her among the most recognizable voices of the 1970s smash hits like “Killing Me Softly With His Song”. She has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Unfortunately, she can no longer sing.
According to a statement released by her publicist on Monday
the condition, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease was diagnosed in August. Elaine Schock, the publicist, also said in an email to The New York Times that the situation has made it difficult for Ms. Flack to speak.

Roberta Flack the highly decorated vocalist was diagnosed with the disease in August. She is known for hits like “Killing Me Softly With His Song”.

85-years-old Ms. Flack won Grammy Awards for record of the year. She has done his best pop vocal performance as she racked up No 1 in both 1973 and 1974. That performance included “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (1972), “Killing Me Softly With His Song” (’73), and “Feel Like Makin’ Love” (’74). She earned 14 Grammy nominations, over the course of her career,

Currently, Ms. Flack lives in New York and made an appearance at the Apollo Theater as recently as 2018. Ms. Schock said, she collapsed At the theater and had a stroke.

In 2020, National Trustees awarded Ms. Flack a lifetime achievement Award. The statement said, “Ms. Flack plans to stay active in her musical and creative pursuits,” and also said, “Her fortitude and joyful embrace of music that lifted her from modest circumstances to the international spotlight remain vibrant and inspired.”

Roberta Flack Can No Longer Sing

“Roberta” a new feature-length documentary will premiere on Thursday. According to the statement, it will be at the DOC NYC film festival. The “Killing Me Softly” album, will be its 50th anniversary of the release Next year. The statement said Rhino that the Records will celebrate the occasion with a commemorative reissue.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, A.L.S. is a disease that stops working nerve cells and dies. After that, the nerves lose the ability to stimulate specific muscles. The C.D.C. said it causes the muscles to become weak. According to the C.D.C., the cause of most cases of A.L.S. is unknown but estimated that it is fewer than 20,000 people in the United States have it.

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