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In Pics: From being a preacher's daughter to becoming 'Queen of Soul,' Aretha Franklin through the ages

DNA Thursday, 16 August 2018
Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" died on Thursday at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit.

Franklin, who won 18 Grammys and had some 25 gold records shaped a generation of singers that followed her. Never the one to fit in a box, she 'Aretha-ised' music...
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'Queen of Soul,' Aretha Franklin, Dead at 76 A publicist for the iconic diva confirmed she has died in Detroit, MI, surrounded by loved ones. The 'Queen of Soul' had been battling undisclosed health issues since 2010. Franklin's extraordinary career crossed several genres and spanned more than 65...

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