Five days after Tina Turner’s death, preparations for her funeral are underway. For now, his entourage has not officially communicated the exact circumstances of his funeral.
On May 24, a rock legend passed away, leaving behind essential hits like The best And What’s Love Got To Do With It. At 83, the American star died in Switzerland, the country she had adopted by marrying a German producer, Erwin Bach, in 2013. At the time Tina Turner had also learned German to respond favorably to the tests imposed by Switzerland in order to obtain Swiss nationality. What Tina Turner got. It was therefore in Küsnacht near Zurich that she had taken up residence. Since the announcement of Tina Turner’s death, fans have come to lay flowers outside her home. Even if she had kept ties with her country of origin, it is in Switzerland that her funeral will take place.
According The Mirror, Tina Turner did not wish public ceremonies upon his death. The British newspaper quotes the American star’s former assistant, Eddy Hampton. It will be a “private matter“with few family members, he revealed. “She didn’t want a big public funeral“, confided the one who spent 20 years alongside the singer. “It will be for his very close friends in Switzerland, and his manager“, then specified Eddy Hampton who remained in contact with Tina Turner after his installation in Switzerland. “She wanted to be cremated and I expect it to be a very private little matter. I’m sure there will be some kind of memorial and tribute concert later“, he said in the columns of the Mirror.
A discrete end-of-life life
Under the spotlight for fifty years, Tina Turner wanted to lead an end of life out of sight prying eyes, as singer Cher confirmed to the American channel MSNBC. “I visited her because I felt like I needed to spend more time on our friendship and to let her know I hadn’t forgotten her.” According to the interpreter of Do you believe 77-year-old Tina Tuner had a great time, even though she was sick and “didn’t want people to know“. “I’m ready, I don’t want to endure this anymore”, told Tina Tunrer to her friend Cher, with whom she had shared the song Shame, shame, shame as a duo in the 70s.