Rock 'n' Roll Queen Tina Turner Passes Away at Age 83 | Sunday Observer

Rock 'n' Roll Queen Tina Turner Passes Away at Age 83

25 May, 2023

Rock 'n' roll icon Tina Turner, known for her powerful voice and electrifying stage presence, has died at the age of 83 yesterday (24 May). The music legend, whose career spanned over six decades, passed away at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. Tina Turner is an American-born singer who left a farming community to become one of the top recording artists of all time.

Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee, Tina Turner rose to fame as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue in the 1960s and 1970s. After a abusive marriage and subsequent divorce, Tina embarked on a successful solo career, achieving even greater heights. Her iconic songs such as "What's Love Got to Do with It," "Private Dancer," and "Simply the Best" became anthems for millions of fans around the world.

Nick named as Nicknamed the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, Turner won her eight Grammy Awards including a Grammy lifetime achievement award. She has also been elected to Rock ‘n’ Rolle hall of fame twice. She was also honoured with a Kennedy Canter Honour for her contributions to the arts in year 2005. Throughout her career, Tina received numerous accolades and honours.

Beyond her musical achievements, Tina Turner's life story, as portrayed in her autobiography and later in the biographical film "What's Love Got to Do with It," highlighted her personal struggles and triumphs, serving as an inspiration to many who faced similar challenges.

News of Tina Turner's passing has sparked an outpouring of tributes from fellow musicians, celebrities, and fans worldwide. Social media platforms have been flooded with messages remembering her extraordinary talent, indomitable spirit, and timeless impact on popular music.