1. An Opera Expert on Why Aretha Franklin Was the Ultimate Diva

    August 23, 2018 2:02 PM EDT In the world of opera, the term “diva” is reserved for a select few. It has nothing to do with outlandish offstage behavior and everything to do with a true gift for communicating in song. It’s the Italian word for “goddess,” but when used for a performer, it’s more like someone touched by…