Quotes by Aretha Franklin

About Aretha Franklin:

Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child. In 1960, at the age of 18, Franklin embarked on a secular career, recording for Columbia Records only achieving modest success. Following her signing to Atlantic Records in 1967, Franklin achieved commercial acclaim and success with songs such as "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Think". These hits and more helped her to gain the title The Queen of Soul by the end of the 1960s decade.

Author Bio

  • NameAretha Franklin
  • DescriptionAmerican musician, singer, songwriter, and pianist
  • AliasesAretha Louise Franklin; Queen of Soul
  • BornMarch 25, 1942
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionSinger; Singer-songwriter; Composer; Musician
  • AwardsNational Medal Of Arts; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; Grammy Legend Award; MusiCares Person Of The Year; Gospel Music Hall Of Fame