Aretha Franklin

Judge To Allow Use Of Handwriting Expert For Franklin's Will

A Michigan judge agreed to allow a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death.
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Aretha Franklin

Judge Could Consider Handwriting Expert For Franklin's Will

A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin's death.
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Another Son Says He Should Guide Aretha Franklin Estate

Aretha Franklin's sons disagree about who should manage what could be a multimillion-dollar estate.
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Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Awards Ceremony at Columbia University

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin At Pulitzer Prize Ceremony

Watch her performance of "Amazing Grace"
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Aretha Franklin

3 Wills (Including One Under a Couch Cushion) Found in Aretha Franklin’s Home

Months after the passing of the iconic Aretha Franklin, three handwritten wills were found in her home – one under a few seat cushions. When Franklin succumbed to the effects of her pancreatic cancer in August, the family revealed that she had left no will behind. Now, after locating a key to a...
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3 Handwritten Wills Found In Aretha Franklin's Home

Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of Soul," including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday.
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 Aretha Franklin performs at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 25, 2012

More Respect for Aretha: The Queen of Soul Wins a Pulitzer Prize

She's the first woman to receive a special citation
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Aretha Franklin Makes History With Posthumous Pulitzer Win

The Pulitzer board said the award was given to Aretha Franklin for "her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades."
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Family Members Celebrate Birthday Of Late 'Queen Of Soul'

Family members are celebrating Aretha Franklin on what would have been the Queen of Soul's 77th birthday with a memorial service and a screening of a documentary film.
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Aretha Franklin's Long-Delayed 'Amazing Grace' Movie Premieres Tonight For Friends, Family, Detroit Glitterati

The Detroit Institute of Arts will host a private viewing Monday night of a documentary centered around one of Aretha Franklin's legendary performances.
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