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Etta James dies at 73

She was one of the most beloved powerhouse singers of all time. Etta James, the singer behind the signature hit, At Last, has died at the age of 73. She died Friday morning in Riverside, California.

Ms. James died due to complications from leukemia according to her manager, Lupe De Leon. She died at Riverside Community Hospital where she was receiving treatments for several conditions including leukemia and dementia.

She was the winner of four Grammy Awards as well as spots in both The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Blues Hall of Fame.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Artis Mills, her two sons, Donto and Sametto James, and four grandchildren.

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