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June 8, 2019
1:00 PM
Marietta House Museum
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
301-464-5291; TTY 301-699-2544
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African American Women in Music Lecture Series: “The Music of Aretha Franklin”

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Light refreshments will be served during a meet and greet following the program.

Aretha Franklin, “Queen of Soul”, 1942-2018, was the first female artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2008, she won her 18th Grammy Award. Aretha Franklin performed at the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and at the presidential inaugurations of Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama. She received both a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Kennedy Center Honor, and in 2005, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Age: All ages are welcome