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Reports say the icon of music has died of advanced pancreatic cancer in its home in Detroit surrounded by family. Here is a look at her iconic career that spans generations in American music and history.
USA TODAY

Celebrities are reacting to the death of Aretha Franklin.

The "Queen of Soul", whose passionate and compelling voice made her a titan of American music died Thursday morning in Detroit, Detroit, for pancreatic cancer, her niece Sabrina Owens confirmed at the Detroit Free Press. He was 76 years old.

Here's what the stars of the late legend say.

Celine Dion called her the "most soulful and inspirational of our time."