Legendary Musician and Pop Culture Icon Tina Turner Has Died

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Tina Turner onstage, singing into a microphone

Singer Tina Turner performs aft nan Walt Disney Pictures premiere of Brother Bear October 20, 2003 successful New York City.Photo: Mark Mainz (Getty Images)

Multiple Grammy victor and philharmonic fable Tina Turner, an electrical performer whose storied profession stretched backmost to nan 1960s and included a drawstring of hits, has died aft a agelong unwellness astatine nan property of 83, as reported by Variety and galore different sources.

Her life communicative was dramatized successful 1993 biopic What’s Love Got to Do With It (an adjustment of her memoir, successful which she was portrayed by Angela Bassett), and she soared to fame acknowledgment to songs for illustration “Proud Mary,” 1 of galore hits she had alongside her then-husband, Ike Turner, and later solo chart-toppers for illustration “The Best,” “Private Dancer,” “Better Be Good to Me,” and galore more.

But moreover beyond conscionable her music, Turner proved a charismatic beingness connected nan large screen, turning successful memorable roles for illustration nan Acid Queen successful 1975 Who philharmonic Tommy, and a cameo (as nan fictional politician of Los Angeles!) successful 1993 action imagination Last Action Hero. Most exciting, however, was her move successful 1985's Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome as Aunty Entity, a fierce ruler who’s besides a post-apocalyptic manner icon; nan movie’s besides bookended by 2 Turner hits: “One of nan Living” and “We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome).” Though she was rightfully dubbed “the Queen of Rock n’ Roll,” Turner leaves down a towering bequest crossed each of popular culture.

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