How Aretha Franklin Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Aretha Franklin reached the respectable age of 76 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Soul Singer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Queen of Soul who released the immortal hits “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Respect.” She won more than fifteen Grammy Awards, one of which was due to her 75 million record sales.

She married Ted White in 1962; after their divorce in 1969, she married Glynn Turman on April 11, 1978. She had four sons named Edward, Ted, Clarence and Kecalf.

How did Aretha Franklin die?

Aretha Franklin's death was caused by Pancreatic Cancer.

Information about the death of Aretha Franklin
Cause of deathPancreatic Cancer
Age of death76 years
ProfessionSoul Singer
BirthdayMarch 25, 1942
Death dateAugust 16, 2018
Place of deathDetroit, Michigan, United States
Place of burialWoodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, United States

Quotes

The love of my life? I’m much too young to answer that question.

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We’ve come a long way, but there is still a lot of discrimination.

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Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.

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I’ve met my share of guys who have insulted and assaulted my intelligence with their stories and games. I say hello and goodbye!

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I love producing, writing. I rarely write with other writers unless I have a real great respect for them. Like Burt Bacharach, or Carole Sager, or Stevie Wonder. Somebody like Smokey – like that. Otherwise, I choose to write alone.

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