Queen of Soul who released the immortal hits "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Respect." She won more than fifteen Grammy Awards, one of which was due to her 75 million record sales.
She started singing at her father's church after her mother's death and launched her solo career when she was eighteen.
She was the godmother of recording artist Whitney Houston.
She married Ted White in 1962; after their divorce in 1969, she married Glynn Turman on April 11, 1978. She had four sons named Edward, Ted, Clarence and Kecalf.
In October 2014, she released a popular cover of the Adele song "Rolling in the Deep."