Barack Obama, Mariah Carey and Adele lead tributes to ‘divine’ Aretha Franklin

Former US president Barack Obama has said that Aretha Franklin graced people “with a glimpse of the divine” whenever she sang.

Franklin, otherwise known as the Queen of Soul, died aged 76 on Thursday at her home in Detroit, Michigan, following a battle with cancer.

Mr Obama and his wife Michelle said in a statement that Franklin, who performed at his first inauguration in 2009, “helped define the American experience” through her...
source: Windsor Observer

2018-08-16 21:17
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