Aretha Franklin Biography
Singer, pianist and songwriter, born 25 March 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee. Widely regarded as one of the best female soul vocalists of all time, she is nicknamed the Queen of Soul or simply referred to as Aretha. In 1987 she was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Performer).
Daughter of Reverend C.L. Franklin. Sister of Carolyn Franklin and Erma Franklin.