It has been lower than 24 hours because the world realized in regards to the passing of Tina Turner, the Queen of Rock & Roll, on the age of 83 within the consolation of her dwelling in Küsnacht, Switzerland.
The long-lasting singer, who captured the hearts of many, together with Elvis Presley himself, was recognized for her unimaginable musical expertise and fascinating stage presence. Sadly, in 2016, she obtained the prognosis of intestinal most cancers. A yr later, she underwent a kidney transplant, which reportedly skilled frequent malfunctions. And but, retirement and her turbulent well being situation did not cease the pop queen from producing a Tony-nominated Broadway musical ‘Tina,’ based mostly on her personal folktale-like story.
Following the dying of the celebrated British creator Martin Amis not even per week in the past, the tip of the power of nature that was Tina Turner produced a tectonic shift that has everybody from Barack Obama to Elton John grieving, filling “rivers deep and mountains excessive” with heartfelt tributes. “I’m a soul survivor,” Turner sang in her 1984 hit “I May Have Been Queen.” For all we all know, she is and at all times has been a queen. Could her legacy stay on for generations to return.
One of many defining pop icons of the Eighties, Tina Turner, has handed away. She might be dearly missed
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Turner impressed numerous music lovers, amongst them many well-known individuals who paid heartfelt tribute on-line