Aretha Louise Franklin (born on March 25th, 1942) was a Singer-Songwriter who was famous because of her singing the blues (and soul). Aretha died on August 16, 2018 and her death was reportedly because of pancreatic cancer. She was 76
This wiki article is a work in progress and may be premature. Please help us remember the life of Aretha Franklin by contributing to her obituary, her ancestry, family tree, her birth, family, career and death in the sections below.