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DeadBorn: 3/25/1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Cause of death: pancreatic cancer
Full name: Aretha Louise Franklin
Nickname: Queen of Soul
Noted For: soul singer; hits include "Respect" (1967), "Think" (1968), "Until You Come Back to Me" (1973), and "Freeway of Love" (1985). Won 19 Grammy Awards. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1987).
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