Tina Turner‘s cause of death has been revealed one day after she passed away at age 83.A rep for the legendary musician confirmed to the Daily Mail on Thursday, May 25, that Turner died of natural causes. (Us Weekly has reached out to the rep for comment.)News broke on Wednesday, May 24, that the “Private Dancer” artist — known to fans across the globe as the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll — died at her home in Switzerland after suffering from an undisclosed illness.“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” read a statement shared via Turner’s social media accounts on Wednesday. “With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow.
Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family.
Tina, we will miss you dearly.”Her spokesperson, Bernard Doherty, noted in an additional statement: “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model.”The Tennessee native kicked off her music career in 1957, teaming up with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm.
She and Ike — who died in December 2007 — collaborated on “River Deep – Mountain High,” “Proud Mary” and more major hits.Tina went on to pursue her own solo work, catapulting herself to the top of the charts with “What’s Love Got to Do with It” from 1984’s Private Dancer.Read more on usmagazine.com