In her adoptive country, Tina Turner was more than just a swivel-hipped rock, R&B and pop superstar. She unapologetically moved to Switzerland for its discretion and calm, carrying her very public persona into a very private country.
She relished her life as a Swiss citizen — and the feeling was mutual. It seems love’s got to do with it, too: In her 2018 memoir, “My Love Story,” Turner shared her emotion for longtime boyfriend-turned-husband Erwin Bach — a German record producer who had set up in Switzerland.
She moved to join him in the mid-1990s, nearly a decade after they first met. READ MORE: Kelly Clarkson Pays Tribute To Tina Turner: ‘Such A Force’ Mourners laid flowers and candles Thursday outside the gate of the couple’s lakeside villa rental, “Chateau Algonquin,” in the upscale town of Kuesnacht, southeast of Zurich, where they settled, got married in 2013, and lived for decades until her death on Wednesday at age 83.
It was an understated tribute — reflective of the Swiss discretion that had drawn her to the rich Alpine country in the first place.Read more on etcanada.com