Tina Turner’s cause of death has been revealed a day after she passed away at the age of 83.
A rep for the legendary musician confirmed daily Mail On Thursday, May 25, Turner died of natural causes. ,us weekly TechRepublic has reached out to reps for comment.)
On Wednesday, May 24, news broke that the “Private Dancer” artist — known to fans worldwide as the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll — passed away at her home in Switzerland after suffering from an undisclosed illness.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” read a statement shared via Turner’s social media accounts on Wednesday. “With her music and her boundless passion for life, she charmed millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow. Today we say goodbye to a dear friend, who has left us her greatest work: Her music. All our heartfelt condolences go out to her family. Tina, we will miss you so much.”
their spokesman, Bernard DohertyAn additional statement noted: “With him, the world lost a musical legend and a role model.”
The Tennessee native began his musical career in 1957 by teaming up with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm. She and Ike — who died in December 2007 — collaborated on major hits such as “River Deep – Mountain High,” “Proud Mary” and more.
Tina pursued her solo work, finding herself at the top of the charts with 1984’s “What’s Love Got to Do With It”. private Dancer, The song earned him a Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1985. Over the course of her career, she’s won 11 more Grammys — including Best Female Rock Vocal Performance — and landed three songs in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
In form of happiness you become The writer’s star continued to rise, his personal life also attracted interest. She and Ike married in 1960, welcoming their son Ronnie from 1962 to 1978.
After her tumultuous relationship with Ike ended, Tina met a German music executive erwin bach In 1986. The couple – who were over 15 years apart in age – eventually sparked a romance, but did not tie the knot until July 2013.
“We give each other the freedom and space to be individuals at the same time,” the Tina the star wrote in his 2020 memoir. “Irwin, a force of nature in his own right, has never been in the least bit intimidated by my career, my talents, or my fame. He shows me that true love doesn’t need to dim my light so that May he shine. On the contrary, we are the light of each other’s lives, and we want to shine as bright as we can, together.
She described falling in love with Bach as “another exercise in leaving my comfort zone, another exercise in being open to the unexpected gifts that life has to offer.”
Prior to her death, Tina had been diagnosed with both intestinal cancer and kidney failure in 2016. A year later he had kidney transplant surgery and was in complete remission.
His personal challenges continued in 2018 when his son, Craig, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 59.
“My saddest moment as a mother,” she tweeted at the time. “On Thursday, July 19, 2018, I said my final goodbyes to my son, Craig Raymond Turner, as I gathered with family and friends to scatter his ashes off the coast of California. He was sixty-nine when he died so tragically, but he will always be my child.
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Four years later, in December 2022, Tina’s son Ronnie died at the age of 62 due to complications from colon cancer.