'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died


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  • Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

NEW YORK (AP): Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as Think, I Say a Little Prayer and her signature song, Respect, and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told The Associated Press through a family statement that Franklin died Thursday (Aug 16) at 9:50am at her home in Detroit.

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