The American-born Swiss singer died at the age of eighty-three at her home near Zurich. His fans and showbiz personalities from all over the world are paying tribute to him.
Tina Turner, who ruled the world music stage for a long time and was known as the ‘Queen of Rock and Roll’, has died at the age of 83.
The American-born Swiss singer died at her home near Zurich after a long illness, her representatives said in a statement. Among his biggest hits were “What’s Love Got To Do With It” and “(Simply) The Best”.
Tributes are pouring in from around the world on his death. Mick Jagger, the lead singer of the Rolling Stones, said in one of his tweets that he was shocked by the news.
Tina moved to Switzerland with her German partner Erwin Bach in the 1990s, where they married in 2013. Tina’s official Facebook page announced her death on Wednesday evening. “He captivated millions of fans around the world with his immense passion for music and life and inspired the stars of tomorrow,” a post on the page read.
Mourning the death of a music legend
Actor George Takei remembered Turner in a post on Twitter, using lyrics from some of his famous songs. He wrote, “He gave us the meaning of love and we really needed another hero. And this hero was her.
British model Naomi Campbell wrote on Instagram, “There will be no one else like you. I cherish the time I spent with you.” Love the music industry. The US space agency NASA said that Turner “shined on stage” and that her “legacy will live on forever among the stars.”
Turner’s rise to stardom
Turner started out with an ordinary background. She was born in the American state of Tennessee in the year 1939, her name was Anna May Bullock. Her first encounter with fame came during a performance with her ex-husband Ike Turner. In this 20-year marital relationship, they had to be subjected to physical and emotional abuse. They later ended the relationship and became one of the first celebrities to speak openly about domestic violence.
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