Hundreds of fans have today in Detroit said goodbye to the American singer Aretha Franklin. In long rows waiting for the Charles Wright Museum of African American history in the city of the U.s. state of Michigan. There was Franklin’s corpse in a gilded coffin in state. She wore a red dress and red shoes. “It was very emotional,” said Charlotte Smith to the Detroit Free Press. “She had a smile on the lips and it looks like they rest has found, as a real queen”. The Queen of Soul was on 16 August died.
Until tomorrow, may the fans of the soul singer in the museum one last honor. Friday family members, friends and invited guests in a closed circle in the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit farewell of her. Among the guests are, among others, former Us president Bill Clinton, soulzangers Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan and Yolanda Adam. Then Franklin will be buried at Woodlawn cemetery, where also her father, three sisters and a cousin to rest.
The 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee-born singer with songs like “Respect” and “I Say a Little Prayer” become world famous.