By Babita Singh

Tina Turner, the pioneering rock’n’roll star has died aged 83 after a long illne

Tina Turner has recently experienced health issues, receiving a diagnosis of intestinal cancer in 2016 and getting a kidney transplant in 2017.

After a long illness, Tina Turner passed away at home in Küsnacht, Switzerland, close to Zurich, on May 24, 2023, at the age of 83.

Tina Turner is a well-known singer, songwriter, and actor who gained fame in the 1960s as part of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue.

Turner's music incorporates various genres, including rock, pop, R&B, soul, and funk.

Her powerful and distinctive voice, energetic stage presence, and electrifying performances have made her an iconic figure in the music industry.

Some of Tina Turner's most popular songs include "Proud Mary," "What's Love Got to Do with It," "Private Dancer," "The Best," and "Simply the Best."

She has sold millions of records worldwide and received numerous awards, including multiple Grammy Awards and inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tina Turner had a tumultuous relationship with her former husband, Ike Turner, both personally and professionally. They divorced in 1978, after which Tina embarked on a successful solo career.

In 1986, Tina Turner released her autobiography, "I, Tina," which detailed her life and experiences, including the abusive relationship with Ike Turner. 

The book later served as the basis for the biographical film "What's Love Got to Do with It" in 1993.