I amSinger Tina Turner, the “Queen of Rock’n’Roll,” died “peacefully” Wednesday at the age of 83 after a long illness, her agent announced.
The American star, Swiss by birth, died at his home near Zurich, he said in a statement to AFP.
During his career, which began in the United States in the 1950s, he won eight Grammy Awards, the American music awards.
Interpreting hits like “Proud Mary” or “The Best”, the artist with a blonde mane and a devastating smile knows how to excite crowds around the world with his explosive stage play.
The unafraid of old age told the Guardian in April that she hoped to be remembered as “the queen of rock’n’roll”.
As this nickname comes in many tributes, a bet is often won.
Magic Johnson, one of the greatest basketball players in history, was moved by the loss of this “Queen of Rock Legend.”
“I’ve seen her (in concert) several times and she’s been doing some of the best shows I’ve ever seen,” he tweeted.
Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger has shared his grief over the passing of his ‘amazing friend’. He said the artist was “very talented”, but also “warm, funny and generous”.
Another singing superstar, Gloria Gaynor, recalled that Tina Turner “paved the way for many women in rock, black or white.”
For singer Ciara, “heaven has won an angel”. “Thank you for being an inspiration to us all,” he said on Twitter.
The sentiment is shared by the US government. The White House immediately praised the “icon”, saying it was “a great loss”.
Even NASA went there with its tribute. “Music legend Tina Turner shines on stage and in the hearts of millions of fans,” the US space agency said.
Anna Mae Bullock was born on November 26, 1939 in Tennessee (South America), Tina Turner made her debut at the age of 16 with the blues group “Kings of Rhythm”, who would be her husband until 1978: Ike Turner.
It was with him and “The Ike and Tina Turner Revue” that the singer began to gain a certain fame, becoming one of the most popular black acts in America in the 1960s.
In 1966, Ike and his musicians presented the first leg of the Rolling Stones’ British tour, which opened the door to success in Europe for the couple.
After crossing the desert, he would find the summit in the 1980s, especially with the album “Private Dancer”.
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