American soul singer Aretha Franklin, a star on the Atlantic record label, photographed in 1968. Image Credit: Express Newspapers / Getty
The legendary soul singer, pianist, and performer Aretha Franklin died on Thursday, surrounded by family and friends, at the age of 76.
The Queen of Soul will be remembered for countless songs and performances throughout her life.
Aretha Franklin was a Crusader for the rights of black women and men in the USA.