Tina Turner ‘Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ Has Passed Away At The Age of 83 in Switzerland
Rock music has lost one of its greatest vocalists and most captivating performers as Tina Turner passed away at the age of 83, as confirmed by her spokesperson. In a statement released today,
it was announced that Tina Turner, widely known as the “Queen of Rock’n Roll,” passed away peacefully at the age of 83 in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. The statement also revealed that Turner had been battling a long illness. A musical legend and role model has been lost to the world.
The singer, who was born in America, has been acknowledged for her captivating live performances and a series of hits such as The Best, Proud Mary, Private Dancer, and What’s Love Got to Do With It.
In the 1960s, she gained fame alongside her former spouse Ike Turner, thanks to their iconic track “River Deep, Mountain High.”
In a 1993 Hollywood film that won three Oscars, domestic violence against Ike’s wife was documented, starring Angela Bassett. A popular West End show that is still running has immortalized her life story.