Farewell to Tina Turner, the queen of rock died in Zurich. She was 83 years old

The 12-time Grammy winner, the legendary singer passed away after a long illness. A life, hers marked by successes and huge tragedies. Her son Ronnie died in October at the age of 62

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Tina Turner, the rock legend, died at her home in Küsnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland. She was 83 years old. Music thus loses one of the greatest and most beloved protagonists of her. Her announcement on her page reads: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner. With her music and her boundless passion for life, she has enthralled millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow. Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us her greatest work: her music. Our deepest sympathy goes out to her family. Tina, you will be sorely missed.' photo | video

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A UNIQUE CAREER - His was a unique career, which ranged from the 1960s to the 2000s, with 180 million albums sold, 12 Grammy Awards won, and cult songs such as What’s Love Got To Do With it , Private Dancer It is The Best . In 1967 she became the first African-American artist and the first woman to appear on the cover of the magazine Rolling Stone . In 1986 they gave it a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 1991 she was included with ex-husband Ike Turner in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .

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A DIFFICULT LIFE - Born November 26, 1939 as Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee, she chronicled her life in two shocking autobiographies. She just with her Ike she started her career, in the duo of her that she birthed A Fool in Love It is River Deep – Mountain High . But theirs was a tumultuous relationship. He turned out to be a violent man and Tina's life turned into a nightmare. She ran away from Ike in 1976 with practically nothing, starting over. And her success smiled on her again, between concerts, musicals, roles in the cinema, sales successes beyond all expectations. Mick Jagger, her close friend, said he stole her way of being on stage when the Rolling Stones they were young enough to open the concerts. In her new life Tina became a Buddhist and she moved to Lake Lugano, marrying a younger man, Erwin Bach. But then the illnesses began: a stroke, intestinal cancer, severe kidney failure. She admitted that she had thought about her assisted suicide, but it was her husband who then donated a kidney to her, giving her more years of life.

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THE TRAGEDY - The singer also suffered immense tragedies. In 2018, her eldest son Craig, born of her relationship with saxophonist Raymond Hill when she was only 18, shot himself, committing suicide with a gunshot at the age of 59, in her home in Studio City, California. And last December, another son, Ronnie, was found dead in her Los Angeles home. He was only 62 years old, but had several health problems.

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