Aretha Franklin went down in history thanks to her divine gift

11.11.2019     /     News author: Alexandra

Aretha Franklin went down in history thanks to her divine gift
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From the African-American singer Aretha Louise Franklin (1942-2018), nicknamed Lady Soul and also Queen of Soul, it is known that she has sold more than 75 million records, which allows us to say that we are facing one of the greatest exponents of this gender both for its quality and quantity.

His influence on contemporary music is a reality also valued by the awards received - for example, 18 Grammy-. In 2019 he has received the Pulitzer Special Mention posthumously for his contribution to American music and culture for more than fifty years. He recorded with prodigious artists such as Elton John, Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra.

In 1968 his spiritual voice was heard throughout the world on the occasion of the funeral of Martin Luther King. In 1993 and in 1997 he sang at the opening ceremonies of the Bill Clinton government. Fact that was repeated also with President Obama.

As the promotional poster of the Documentary, released in theaters on 4/10/2019, we are before the voice of a legend. A voice that has lived in music and music.

Aretha was the daughter of a preacher and a gospel singer. Certainly her mother soon abandoned the family, and she has had a complicated love life. With four children, the first when she was a young teenager, but her life was music; He made his first recording at age 14.

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