The legendary Tina Turner has passed away at age 83.
According to reports Tina died today after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,” her U.K. spokesperson, Bernard Doherty, said in a statement.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner. With her music and her boundless passion for life, she 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 greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly. (© Peter Lindbergh)” says a statement posted to via her Instagram account.
The Queen of Rock n Roll, Tina, born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee. She rose to fame in the late 1960s. She’s most known for her hits such as “What’s Love Got To Do With it”, “Private Dancer” and “The Best.” She has over 180 million albums sold, 12 Grammy Awards won.
May she rest peacefully.