Jakarta, IO – The legendary rock n roll singer Tina Turner died due to illness, Wednesday (25/5) at the age of 83. She breathed her last at her residence in Küsnacht, Switzerland, reported CNBC Indonesia.
“The world losed a music legend and a role model,” said Tina’s family.
Dubbed the ‘Queen of Rock n Roll’, Tina was a diva in the 1980s. She was known for the song “What’s Love Got to Do With It”
In 2016, she was diagnosed with bowel cancer and underwent a kidney transplant in 2017.
Despite her deteriorating health, Tina admitted that she was very happy with the last 10 years of her life. She once spoke about an unwavering spirit as true happiness in her life.
“True and lasting happiness comes from having an unshakable, hopeful spirit that can shine, no matter what,” says Tina.
“That’s what I’ve achieved, and it is my greatest wish to help others become truly happy as well.”
Tina Turner was born on November 26, 1939 in the United States. She grew up in Tennessee. Little Tina used to help her family pick cotton. In that city, she joined a church choir group. Since then, her passion for music continued to grow until she became a world music icon. (un)