Roberta Flack was a child piano prodigy
Clip: 01/24/2023 | 2m 9s
Growing up, Roberta Flack was known as a musical prodigy who "could play anything" on the piano. She grew up in the church, where her mother was an organist, and started studying classical piano repertoire at just nine years old.
Aired: 01/24/23 |
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