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Agent singer Aretha Franklin Gwendolyn Quinn was named the official cause of death of the artist. The full statement is published on Click on Detroit on Thursday, August 16.
“The official cause of death Franklin became pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type. This was confirmed by her oncologist Dr. Philip Phillips of the cancer Institute Barbara Ann Karmanos in Detroit, Michigan,” — said in a statement.
The singer died at the age of 76 years at his home in Detroit surrounded by family.
Aretha Franklin — the first woman whose name appeared in the Hall of fame rock-n-roll. She performed songs in styles a rhythm-and-Blues, soul and gospel. For strong vocals, Franklin has earned the nickname the Queen of soul. In 2008, the magazine Rolling Stone declared her as the greatest singer in history.
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