Aretha Franklin is an American jazz singer-songwriter, born 25 March 1942 in Memphis. She has 4 children. She was awarded for the MusiCares Person of the Year (2008). Her parents are C. L. Franklin and Barbara Siggers Franklin. She graduated from Juilliard School. She is living in Memphis (United States of America). She released the album 'Aretha' in 1961. In 2018, the actress played in the film 'Acrimony'.