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Tina Turner was one of the biggest music stars worldwide who, after the conclusion of the Tina! 50th Anniversary Tour of 2009, she decided to get away from the spotlight and public life, to enjoy her retirement with her husband Erwin Bach and the place chosen for that was the Chateau Algonquin castle, located in Switzerland.
The impressive 5,500-square-meter building has among its attractions a view of Lake Zurich and has been his residence since 1994. “Here I feel at home. If I am at Lake Zurich, in the house I have, I feel serene. I really have everything here”he commented in an interview for The New York Times in 2019.
The health problems that Tina Turner suffered in her last years of life
However, these years were not so calm for her, as she suffered from several medical conditions that affected her physically. It all started in 2013, when a few weeks after marrying Erwin Bach, the actress and singer suffered a stroke, which led her to have to relearn how to walk.
Three years later, Tina Turner was diagnosed with intestinal cancer, news that, according to what she wrote in her book ‘My Love Story’, had significant repercussions on her physical and mental health. She even revealed that she considered euthanasia as an alternative, since she did not know what symptoms her convalescence would have.
Subsequently, the singer resorted to alternative methods to treat the disease, which unfortunately further complicated her medical situation. by causing kidney failure, which she overcame thanks to her husband donating one of his kidneys.
Finally, this May 24 he passed away due to a “long illness”, according to his representative, but his legacy of great hits such as ‘Proud Mary’, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ and ‘The Best’ will live on. always in the hearts of his fans.
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