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Barbra Streisand shares throwback photo taken with Aretha Franklin

Rodolfo Vieira
Aug 17, 2018
09:19 A.M.

Barbra Streisand is one of the most famous voices in the music industry and even she couldn't stay indifferent to the loss of Aretha Franklin.

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Franklin, who was considered to be the Queen of Soul, drew her last breath on Thursday, August 16, 2018, and Streisand immediately posted a little tribute in her honor.

The singer took to her Twitter account to share a very special photo of herself posing alongside Franklin from when they performed together in 2012.

At the time, the duo got together to perform as a tribute to the late composer Marvin Hamlisch, who worked with both artists and whom they deeply respected.

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REMEMBERING ARETHA FRANKLIN

Along with the picture, Streisand wrote a few words remembering how brilliant Franklin was and how her 'commitment to civil rights made an indelible impact on the world.'

She also added that it was hard o imagine a world without Franklin in. But she wasn't the only one who had something to say about the Queen of Soul; Terre Blair Hamlisch, Marvin's widow, also paid tribute to her.

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"Aretha, I will never forget your kindness and love waiting for me backstage with roses after driving all the way to NYC for Marvin’s memorial to sing. I love you, Marvin loves you, and I will be praying for you."

Terre Blair Hamlisch, Marvin Hamlisch, August 16, 2018.

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DISPLAYS OF LOVE

Franklin passed away at the age of 76 following a long battle with advanced pancreatic cancer and, just like Streisand, other celebrities took to their social media accounts to remember the music icon.

Carole King, who co-wrote (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, showed her love, respect and gratitude towards Franklin, reminding her fans and followers of her legendary career.

Paul McCartney also honored the late 76-year-old by saying that she inspired many people throughout the years and that, although she will be missed, her greatness will forever live with all of us.

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