Roberta Flack Reveals She Unable to sing For ALS Diagnosis

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Nov. 15, 2022

R&B and The "Killing Me Softly With His Song" singer Roberta Flack has announced that she is battling ALS. That is why she is no longer able to sing.

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The progressive brain disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) popularly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Singer Roberta Flack's manager Suzanne Koga says has “made it impossible to sing and not easy to speak.”

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Koga added in a statement that "it will take lot more than ALS to silence this icon." Flack previously suffered a stroke in 2016.

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Flack is known for hits like 'Feel Like Makin' Love,' 'The Closer I Get To You' and 'The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face'.

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She is also known for his song 'Killing Me Softly With His Song', which was famously covered by the Fujis in 1996.

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Last year, Rolling Stone included both Flack's and Fugees'  versions of the song on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Miss Flack plans to remain active in her musical and creative pursuits. Her joyful embrace of music catapulted her into the international spotlight.

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