Fans say goodbye to Aretha Franklin

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The singer is on Friday 31 August to its final resting place brought

Fans can Tuesday and Wednesday to say goodbye to the legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin in Detroit. The Queen of Soul will be in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. From 09.00 to 21.00 hours, local time, music lovers the singer pay their last respects.

The choice is in this location cases to the expected large flow of visitors to be able to adapt. Also was the singer often in the museum. In the same place in 2005 was the departure of the black human rights activist Rosa Parks.

A variety of artists brings Thursday, August 31, a tribute to Aretha. During the free memorial concert in Detroit play, among others, The Four Tops, Gladys Knight, Johnny Gill, Ron Isley and Angie Stone. The concert will be a day for the funeral of Franklin place in the Chene Park Amphitheatre. All artists participate on a voluntary basis.


Franklin is on Friday 31 August to its final resting place. The Queen of Soul, in mid-August at the age of 76 died, is buried at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit.

The funeral itself is decided. Only family, friends and invited guests are from 10: 00 am local time welcome to Greater Grace Temple. It is expected that a large number of stars to the invitees belong. Aretha’s final resting place is in a tomb next to family members, including her father, reverend C. L. Franklin, her brother, sisters, and cousin. Among others, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Jennifer Hudson to perform at the funeral.

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