Tina Turner – one of rock ‘n’ Roll’ greatest vocalists has died aged 83.
Tina Turner was an American-born and naturalized Swiss singer. Known as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, she rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue before launching a successful career as a solo performer. Turner began her career with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm in 1957
The ‘Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ died peacefully after a long illness in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.
The US-born star was one of rock’s iconic singers, known for her electric stage presence and hits including The Best, Proud Mary, Private Dancer and What’s Love Got to Do with It.
Among the first to pay tribute were Sir Mick Jagger, Sir Elton John, Diana Ross, Bette Midler and Giorgio Armani.
“She was truly an enormously talented performer and singer,”
“She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her.”
Said Rolling Stones frontman Jagger.