25 May 2023 - Legendary rock’n’roll singer Tina Turner dies aged 83
Tina Turner, resilient singer hailed as the ‘Queen of Rock and Roll,’ dies at 83
Lisa Respers France (CNN, 24/05/2023)
Tina Turner, the dynamic rock and soul singer who rose from humble beginnings and overcame a notoriously abusive marriage to become one of the most popular female artists of all time, has died, her family announced in a statement. She was 83.
Turner died Wednesday at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.
Tina Turner's Cosmic Life
Spencer Kornhaber (The Atlantic, 24/05/2023)
You can pick virtually any Tina Turner hit to tidily emblematize her career—a career filled with rivers deep and mountains high, a career of rolling on churning waters, a career that was simply, well, you know. But today’s news of her death at age 83 also brings to mind a song that wasn’t itself as big of a hit: a squelchy artifact of 1980s production techniques called “I Might Have Been Queen.”
Tina Turner: How singer 'broke the silence' on domestic abuse
Helen Bushby (BBC News, 25/05/2023)
When Tina Turner first spoke out about the violence she endured during her marriage to Ike Turner, it was an act of bravery to expose herself so publicly.
"I was insanely afraid of that man," she told People magazine in 1981, revealing the painful reality behind the hugely successful musical duo.
Tina Turner, Magnetic Singer of Explosive Power, Is Dead at 83
William Grimes (The New York Times, 24/05/2023)
Tina Turner, the earthshaking singer whose rasping vocals, sexual magnetism and explosive energy made her an unforgettable live performer and one of the most successful recording artists of all time, died on Wednesday at her home in Küsnacht, Switzerland, near Zurich. She was 83.