Listen: Pulitzer Prize, Franklin And Pulitzer discussed on John Hancock
"Franklin got a Pulitzer prize special citation yesterday. Becoming the first individual woman during a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in nineteen thirty the Pulitzer board said the award was given to Franklin for her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades. Franklin died on August. The sixteenth at her home in Detroit pancreatic cancer. Seventy six years old superstar musician first woman inducted into the rock and Roll Hall of fame and she entered the prestigious organization in nineteen eighty seven."