Singer Tina Turner dies at 83: goodbye to the legendary Queen of Rock

The world of music is in mourning: he has passed away Tina Turner. The 83-year-old Queen of Rock was in Zurich, Switzerland. “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,” says the official statement shared by her office through social networks.

The singer, considered one of the best of all time, had been fighting intestinal cancer for years and had even received a kidney transplant, donated by her current husband. She met Erwin Bach, the love of her life, in 2013, the year in which she retired and set out to live her golden retirement. He did it in Switzerland, where he bought a ten-building complex for $76 million.with views of the lake, a pool, a private pond, a creek and even with a boat deck.

Born in Tennessee, she began her musical career in the mid-1950s as a performance singer with her first husband, bandleader and songwriter Ike Turner of the Kings of Rhythm. After a few years of love and success, the separation came because, as she herself confessed in her biography, her marriage had become a hell of mistreatment.

They had four children, two biological (Craig and Ronald) and two adopted (Ike and Michael). Sadly, the artist lost the first two in tragic fashion: Craig committed suicide in 2018, while Ronald passed away from cancer last year. His mother fired him broken with pain: “Ronnie, you left the world too soon. In sadness I close my eyes and think of you, my beloved son.”

Turner announced his retirement from the stage in the year 2000, after more than 50 years in the world of music, where he left hits like Simply The Best, Goldeneye o A fool in lovebut the truth is that she returned to the stage eight years later with a farewell tour that took her to the United States and Europe.