Tina Turner - live: Tributes pour in for Queen of rock n roll after she dies aged 83
Tina Turner, one of the greatest rock’n ’roll singers of all time, has died in Switzerland at the age of 83, her publicist has announced.
“Tina Turner, the ‘Queen of Rock’n Roll’ has died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,” her publicist said in a statement.
“With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model.”
The singer rose to prominence performing with her husband Ike Turner in the 1960s before embarking on a chart-topping solo career.
She is best know for songs such as Private Dancer, The Best, What’s Love Got to Do With It and Proud Mary.