Rock legend Tina Turner dies at 83

Renowned American singer Tina Turner, considered the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, died today at the age of 83, her spokesman said, according to Prensa Latina.

The so-called rock grandmother died “after a long illness” at her home in Küsnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland.

Turner has had a career spanning more than five decades and “with her, the world is losing a musical legend and role model,” her agent said in a statement.

The translator has been retired since 2013 and suffered from bowel cancer, diagnosed in 2016, and a kidney transplant in 2017.

She became one of the greatest female artists of all time, known for such hits as What can love do And The best.

Her career has been celebrated all over the world, and throughout her career as a performer, dancer, choreographer and composer, she has received numerous awards and recognitions.

He managed to place a dozen songs in the top 40, including typical man, The best, private dancer And Better be good to me.

His 1988 show in Rio de Janeiro drew 180,000 people, still one of the largest concert audiences for a single artist.

The singer was born in Brownsville, Tennessee, USA, in 1939, under the name Anna May Bullock.

His childhood was full of hardships, marked by poverty and abandonment by his parents, and it was there that his voice began to emerge.

She began her career in the 1950s when she joined Ike Turner’s (her husband’s) band as a backing vocalist.

But soon her talent and charisma brought her to the stage.

Along with his performances, he lived a marriage filled with adversity, gender-based violence, addictions, and suicide attempts.

After a divorce legal battle, he decided to restart his career.

To previous successes like Proud Mary followed private dancer, Better be good to me and above all What can love do.

His career as a rock icon had already taken off when he released what many consider to be his best song: The best.

His own life was also filmed in What can love do since 1993.

She has sold over 150 million records worldwide, won 12 Grammy Awards, and was inducted with Ike into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 (and one in 2021).

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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