Tina Turner dead: Legendary singer dies age 83
Singer Tina Turner has died. The legendary musician died at the age of 83.
The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll died after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich in Switzerland.
Tina’s spokesman confirmed she died “peacefully” at home and added: “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model. With her music and her inexhaustible vitality, Tina Turner thrilled millions of fans and inspired many artists of subsequent generations.”
Her official Instagram added: “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.”
Following the news, music fans rushed to social media to pay tribute to the icon.