(DEADLINE) -- Tina Turner, known as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll for her blistering performances and powerfully gritty vocals, died today after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. She was 83.
“With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,” her UK spokesperson, Bernard Doherty, said in a statement.
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Turner was diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016 and underwent a kidney transplant in 2017.
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