- Legendary singer and songwriter Tina Turner passed away at the age of 83.
- She was known as the “Queen of Rock’n Roll” for her hits like “Proud Mary” and “What’s Love Got To Do With It”.
- Turner was known for her powerful voice and captivating performances, and her influence will continue to be felt in the music industry.
Legendary singer and songwriter Tina Turner has died at the age of 83. Her representatives announced her passing “with great sadness” on her Instagram page Wednesday.
Turner, who was born Anna Mae Bullock, was known as the “Queen of Rock’n Roll” for her hits like 1971’s “Proud Mary” and 1984’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It.” She was also a role model for many, and won 12 Grammy Awards over her storied career.
“Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music,” read the Instagram statement. Turner died peacefully at her home near Zurich, Switzerland, after a long illness, a representative told Reuters.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” the post read. “With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow.”
Turner’s life was marked by perseverance and a knack for reinvention. She was known for her powerful voice and captivating performances, and her influence will continue to be felt in the music industry.
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