Legendary American singer Tina Turner has died
Known for her charisma, the "queen of rock and roll" Tina Turner died at the age of 83 in Switzerland. It is known that the legendary artist was seriously ill and spent her last years at her home near Zurich.
This was announced by her spokesman, SkyNews reported. "With her, the world is losing a musical legend and role model," Western journalists wrote in an epitaph.
Tina Turner was born in the United States in 1939. The peak of her career came in the 60s, when the singer with her outstanding voice, plasticity and expressiveness gained the title of "The Queen of Rock and Roll". She was among the ten best dancers in the world, and Rolling Stone magazine named Turner one of the greatest singers of our time.
Her most famous hits were The Best, Proud Mary, Private Dancer and What's Love Got to Do With It. The lyrics have been sung at concerts all over the world.
In 2013, Tina Turner married for the third time, and two weeks after the wedding she suffered a stroke. The stroke forced the singer to learn to walk again.
In 2016, the singer was diagnosed with colon cancer, the severe treatment caused serious damage to her kidneys, after which she wanted to commit suicide. However, her husband, music producer Erwin Bach donated his kidney and insisted on a transplant.
Despite the successful surgery, the star's final years were spent in constant struggle and keeping her alive.
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