Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist. Franklin began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Aretha Louise Franklin, March 25, 1942, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Died:  August 16, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Resting place:  Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Occupation:  Singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, civil rights activist
  • Years active:  1960–2017
  • Children:  4
  • Parent(s):  Clarence LaVaughn Franklin, Barbara Siggers Franklin
  • Relatives:  Erma Franklin (sister), Carolyn Franklin (sister), Cecil Franklin (brother)
  • Awards:  see, list
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo