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Aretha Franklin Mourned by Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan & More Latin Stars

Aretha Franklin
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Aretha Franklin performs at New York's Radio City Music Hall on July 6, 1989.

On Thursday (Aug. 16), Aretha Franklin died at age 76 after battling pancreatic cancer.   

The loss was felt across the music industry, impacting Latino artists such as Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Alejandro Sanz, who took to social media to remember the Queen of Soul.   

See their messages below:    


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