*History for Fun: Aretha Franklin
In honor of Black History month, Joe Oullette will explore the life of Aretha Franklin using PowerPoint technology on Tuesday, February 22 at 1:00pm. Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, pianist and civil rights activist. Franklin began her career as a child singing gospel at a church in Detroit, Michigan, but did you know she attended Juilliard, and had two honorary degrees of music from Berklee College of Music and Yale University?
Let's explore a few of her history making music contributions. We'll top it off with her rendition of Pavarotti's favorite, Nessen Dorma from Turandot.
Program is free, but registration is required.