The Queen of Rock-n-Roll: Tina Turner We have lost a legend and an LGBTQ icon for ages: Tina Turner has died at the age of 83.
The Queen of Rock-n-Roll “died peacefully … after a long illness in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,” according to a statement released by her spokesperson. “With her [death], the world loses a music legend and a role model.” A post on Turner’s official Facebook page notes: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner.
With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow.
Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family.