A flood of laudatory remarks regarding the ” queen of rock ‘n’ roll “. Artists, politicians, athletes… The announcement of the death of Tina Turner, following a long illness, provoked a series of tributes from personalities from all walks of life, right up to the highest levels of the American state. The American legend died on Wednesday aged 83 at his home near Zurich, Switzerland.
In a statement, the US President Joe Biden recalled the multiple honors gleaned by the famous singer. It is ” the only woman To ” to have ” won (e) in the pop, rock and RnB categories at the Grammy Awards », « sign of its versatility, its creativity, and its vast popularity. “. In Switzerland, where she resided before her death, the President of the Confederation Alain Bernet deplored the death of a ” icon “.
“Pioneer”, “talented”, “warrior”…
The strongest tributes are observed in the world of song. On Instagram, Mick Jaggerthe singer of the Rolling Stones, was moved by the disappearance of a ” wonderful friend “, an artist ” so talented “. ” What a woman, what a life, what a warrior “, abounded the american singer Alicia Keys on the social networks. ” There will never be another Tina Turner “said model Naomi Campbell on the BBC. The role of ” pioneer was also highlighted by artist Mariah Carey.
Anna Mae Bullock, her real name, became a pop icon in the 1980s thanks in particular to her very popular hits, What’s Love Got to Do with It, We Don’t Need Another Hero or The Best. According to Guinness Book records, she sold nearly 200 million tickets during her career, a record.