Even after his death will get Aretha Franklin is still plenty of R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
the Queen of soul has thus, on Monday received an honorary Pulitzer for his indelible contributions to american music and culture for more than five decades.
It informs the board of directors behind american journalism-, literature - and music award Pulitzer, which is awarded each year.
the 76-year-old Aretha Franklin died at his home in Detroit 16. august last year after prolonged illness. She suffered from cancer of the pancreas.
Among her well-known songs are "Respect", "I say a Little Prayer" and "Chain of Fools".
along the Way in her career, she received 18 Grammys and 25 plates.
At the peak of his career, alternated she effortlessly between gospel and rhythm and blues and beat easily all over in jazz and pop.
She was in the true meaning of an american icon and is of the Rolling Stone Magazine has been named to the rockhistoriens biggest voice based on the assessments from a wide variety of her renowned colleagues.
When Barack Obama in January 2009 was sworn in as AMERICA's first black president in front of more than a million listeners on The Mall in Washington, she sang at the request of the Obama "My Country Tis of Thee".
the Symbolism of having a black singer and a black president at the podium in front of the US congress was clear for most.
By 2010, the assigned board behind the Pulitzer prize a prize of honor for His Williams, countrylegenden, who died in 1953.
the pulitzer prize, administered by Columbia University in New York City, was founded by the Hungarian-american journalist and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer and was first awarded in 1917.
Price is one of the most prestigious in american cultural life.
Within the journalistic field, the price moves in the year to The Wall Street Journal, receiving the best national journalism.
It does this for its revelations of the bribing of two women during the presidential campaign in the UNITED states. The women claimed to have had affairs with Donald Trump.
The local newspaper the Sun-Sentinel in south Florida to receive the award for the best public service for its coverage of the fault of the school and authorities before and after the masseskyderiet at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in February 2018.