Wednesday, May 24, 2023

R.I.P.: Tina Turner Dead At Age 83


Tina Turner (1939-2023)

Tina Turner is dead at the age of 83. The iconic singer died at her home in Switzerland today following a long illness. 

'Tina Turner, the 'Queen of Rock'n Roll' has died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. 'With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,' her representatives said in a statement. 

Turner was Born in 1939 in Brownsville, Tennessee.  She rose to fame as part of the Ike and Tina Turner duo in the 70s before launching a solo career that is among the most successful of any female performer in history. 

Dubbed the Queen of Rock 'N' Roll, she is survived by three children and her husband Erwin Bach. 

The pair married in 2013 after years of friendship. nShe was previously married to Ike Turner, who died in 2007. 

In December last year, Turner's oldest son Ronnie died at the age of 62 from complications caused by colon cancer.  

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