Tina Turner has died at 83 after years of health issues

Acclaimed singer Tina Turner has died at the age of 83, a spokesperson for the artist confirmed on Wednesday.

“Tina Turner, the ‘Queen of Rock ‘n Roll,’ died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,” the statement from the carrier read. speech. “With her, the world loses a music legend and role model.”

Turner had suffered from poor health in recent years. She was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016 and underwent a kidney transplant in 2017. During her long career, she has won eight Grammy Awards and had stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the St Louis Walk of Fame.

Turner was born and raised in Tennessee and has lived in Switzerland with her husband, German music director Erwin Bach, since 1994.

Tina Turner performs in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on April 8, 1985. She died Wednesday at age 83.
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“With her music and her boundless passion for life, she has enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow. Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her most great work: his music”, posted Wednesday on his read Instagram account. “All our sincere sympathy goes out to his family. Tina, you will be sorely missed.”

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.


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