‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

The legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died at her home in Detroit, aged 76.

Tributes have poured in from across the worlds of music and politics to honour the ‘Queen of Soul’.

 

Aretha Franklin’s family

 

Barack and Michelle Obama

 

Donald Trump

 

Adele

 

Hillary Clinton

 

Sir Paul McCartney

 

Liam Gallagher

 

John Legend

 

Oprah Winfrey

 

NASA

 

The star was reported to be “gravely ill” on Monday August 13. In the days since she was visited by Stevie Wonder and her ex-husband Glynn Turman. Franklin spent her final days under hospice care at her home “surrounded by friends and family”.

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