Tina Turner passes away, ‘Queen of rock’n’roll’ was 83
Tina Turner was known as the 'Queen of Rock 'n' Roll'
Tina Turner, the legendary rock’n’roll singer passed away on Wednesday in Switzerland. She was 83.
The twelve-time Grammy winner died after a long illness in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, her representative confirmed.
“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 Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,” her publicist said in a statement.
“With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,” the statement continued.
Tina Turner rose to fame after performing with her husband Ike Turner in the 1960s before overcoming the abusive marriage to go on to become a chart-topping solo artist.
The iconic singer was best known for her songs such as Private Dancer, The Best, What’s Love Got to Do With It and Proud Mary.
Turner was diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016 and received a kidney transplant in 2017.
Tina Turner was mourned by several stars of the entertainment world including Mick Jagger, Bryan Adams, Rosario Dawson, Paloma Faith and Naomi Campbell.
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