Aretha Franklin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 25, 1942

Death Date

August 16, 2018

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer


Soul Singer

The soul singer Aretha Franklin died at the age of 76 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Queen of Soul who released the immortal hits “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Respect.” She won more than fifteen Grammy Awards, one of which was due to her 75 million record sales.

She married Ted White in 1962; after their divorce in 1969, she married Glynn Turman on April 11, 1978. She had four sons named Edward, Ted, Clarence and Kecalf.



“Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well.” (Aretha Franklin)


“Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you’re doing. If you’re not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.” (Aretha Franklin)


“It really is an honor if I can be inspirational to a younger singer or person. It means I’ve done my job.” (Aretha Franklin)


“Don’t say Aretha is making a comeback, because I’ve never been away!” (Aretha Franklin)


“We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.” (Aretha Franklin)