World-renowned American-born and naturalized Swiss songbird, dancer, actress and author Tina Turner is dead.
The "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll", as she was widely referred to, died on Wednesday at her home in Küsnacht, Switzerland, near Zurich at 83.
Turner’s demise was announced by her publicist Bernard in a statement but did not disclose the cause.
Apparently, she had a stroke in recent years and was known to be struggling with a kidney disease and other illnesses.
The "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll" as she was widely referred to
Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee, Tina Turner's journey to stardom began in the 1960s when she joined Ike Turner's band as a vocalist.
Together, they achieved chart-topping success with hits like "River Deep – Mountain High" and "Proud Mary."
However, it was Tina's solo career that propelled her to global fame.
With her soulful voice and energetic performances, she released unforgettable songs like "What's Love Got to Do with It," "Private Dancer," and "Simply the Best."
Her powerful comeback in the 1980s solidified her status as a music icon, and she continues to be an inspiration to aspiring artists worldwide.
Beyond her extraordinary musical accomplishments, Tina Turner was also been a symbol of strength and resilience.
Overcoming personal and professional challenges, she has demonstrated her unwavering spirit and ability to reinvent herself.
In recent years, Tina has retired from performing, but her influence remains.
Her life story was immortalized in the acclaimed biographical musical, "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical," which has received widespread acclaim and continues to captivate audiences around the globe.
Fans and admirers from every corner of the world are sharing messages across social media with love and remembrance of their love for the departed legend.
Her impact on the music industry and her empowering journey will serve as a testament to her enduring legacy