Aretha Franklin was a singer, songwriter and pianist. She recorded 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top-ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries, and 20 number-one R&B singles, becoming the most charted female artist in history. She won 18 Grammy Awards, and is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. Aretha Franklin was the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Franklin passed away of pancreatic cancer in August 2018 in her Detroit apartment. She was 76.
Frank Sinatra was a singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150million records worldwide. Come out and listen as Dante Productions recreates the sounds of this legendary entertainer in a way that can only be appreciated through this wonderful tribute performance. This show will take you back to a wonderful era of music and laughter reflecting the many moods and memories of the man affectionately known as ‘Old Blue Eyes’. Frank Sinatra died in Los Angeles on May 14, 1998, at age 82, after a heart attack.
Donna Summer was a singer, songwriter and actress. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Summer has reportedly sold over 100 million records worldwide, making her one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. Summer died on May 17, 2012, from lung cancer, at her home in Naples, Florida.
Whitney Houston was a singer and actress cited as the most awarded female artist of all time by Guinness World Records and remains one of the best-selling music artists of all time with 200 million records sold worldwide. Known as “The Voice,” her drug use and tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown were widely publicized in media. On February 11, 2012, Houston was found was found unconscious submerged in the bathtub in the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Her death was labeled as an accidental drowning.