Roberta Flack

1937 - Today

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberta Flack has received more than 2,370,526 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Roberta Flack is the 345th most popular singer (up from 421st in 2019), the 2,182nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,390th in 2019) and the 113th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.4M

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  • 66.44

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Roberta Flack ranks 345 out of 3,541Before her are R. Kelly, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Jimmy Cliff, Fancy, Alpha Blondy, and Neil Sedaka. After her are Christophe, Youssou N'Dour, Sabrina Salerno, Sacha Distel, Ricky Martin, and Warda Al-Jazairia.

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Among people born in 1937, Roberta Flack ranks 106Before her are Boris Pugo, Baden Powell, Rifaat al-Assad, Steven Berkoff, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, and Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria. After her are Petros Markaris, Joseph Kobzon, Peter Burke, Facundo Cabral, Edward Fox, and Jay Rockefeller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roberta Flack ranks 2,182 out of 15,968Before her are Fred Durst (1970), Bud Powell (1924), Griffin Dunne (1955), Henry J. Heinz (1844), Preston Tucker (1903), and Neil Sedaka (1939). After her are Blythe Danner (1943), Prescott Bush (1895), Aaron Russo (1943), Alben W. Barkley (1877), David Woodard (1964), and Terry Riley (1935).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Roberta Flack ranks 113Before her are Ricky Nelson (1940), Michael Bolton (1953), Stevie Nicks (1948), George Strait (1952), R. Kelly (1967), and Neil Sedaka (1939). After her are Joe Lynn Turner (1951), Kim Carnes (1945), Mariah Carey (1969), Chubby Checker (1941), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), and Karen Carpenter (1950).