Aretha Franklin's Granddaughter Shares Video Of Queen of Soul Singing Months Before Death: Watch

Aretha Franklin
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Aretha Franklin performs on stage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala - Show at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Nov. 7, 2017 in New York City. 

Aretha Franklin's granddaughter has shared a touching home video of her grandmother singing and playing piano just months before her death. Victorie Franklin posted a video on Twitter on Thursday (Aug. 16) -- the day of Franklin's passing -- showing The Queen of Soul singing and playing piano in her living room and captioned the post, "I have many memories of me coming into her home and she would be playing the piano and singing."   

"Words can't describe the pain I'm feeling, but God is telling me that she is at peace. Today we lost an icon, a legend, but today I lost my grandma," Franklin continued. "I love u and imma make u proud."    

The fuzzy black and white video in which Franklin plays a keyboard and sings in a hushed tone, has a time stamp of March 17, 2018, days before the "Respect" singer's 76th birthday and five moths before her death.     

Check out Victorie Franklin's tweet below.    


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