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2015 American Portrait Gala: Aretha Franklin - National Portrait Gallery

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2015 American Portrait Gala: Aretha Franklin - National Portrait Gallery
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Aretha Franklin, fondly known as the "Queen of Soul," passed away on August 16, 2018. The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery honored Aretha Franklin with the Portrait of a Nation Prize during its inaugural American Portrait Gala in November 2015. The Portrait of a Nation Prize celebrates individuals, whose portraits are in the museum’s collection because of their achievements and exemplary values of bravery, tenacity, creativity, ingenuity and soul. The gala culminated with a musical performance by Franklin, who performed several hits, including “RESPECT,” “Freedom” and “Chain of Fools.” This video contains footage from the event.
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2018-08-16T15:53:24.000Z
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