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5 times Tina Turner made headlines in 2013

Tina Turner - Beyond 2013

What a year: a wedding, a Vogue cover, an interview with Oprah Winfrey and several other appearances. Not a bad Tina Turner year for us fans… Maybe too much to remember: therefore recap of all the Tina moments you shouldn’t have missed in 2013.

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Tina Turner’s Wedding Party (Updated)

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach Wedding - July 2013

(©Florian Kalotay/ Pourunefois.ch)



Today, July 21st, Tina Turner married her partner for 27 years: Erwin Bach. On the guest list: Oprah Winfrey, Bryan Adams, Roger Davies, Rhonda Graam. All the latest updates will be posted on the blog. We wish the happy couple a wonderfuly, sunny and joyful day!

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Tina Turner’s wedding news (Updated July 19, 2013)

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach at the "Legends Ball" May 14, 2005 © Sara De Boer / Retna Ltd

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach at the “Legends Ball” May 14, 2005
© Sara De Boer / Retna Ltd

So what we heard back in March is getting real next week: Tina Turner (73) and her longtime companion Erwin Bach (57) are finally getting married. Although Tina always stated that she would never marry again it looks like she has changed her mind. After relinquishing her U.S nationality for Swiss naturalisation earlier this year, the retired singer is putting everything in order in her life. Spending her life between her Swiss “Chateau Algonquin ” and her  Villa “Anna Fleur”  on the French riviera, Turner hasn’t record any new material since her 1999 album “Twenty Four Seven”. She made a last final tour back in 2008/2009 and totally vanished once again after it.

Now, worldwide medias  (Bunte magazine first) are reporting the news that Tina Turner and Erwin got married last month and were having a big celebration on July 21st 2013.

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Some Tina news (updated)

Copyright Vogue Germany - vogue.de

Copyright Vogue Germany – vogue.de

According to this article, Tina Turner  & Erwin Bach got married a few weeks ago. However the party will take place in their mansion in Zurich on July 21st.  Don’t forget, you can still send your wedding wishes to Tina & Erwin, all details here.

Also, a new Ike & Tina Turner picture disc vinyl entitled “On The Road” (See Bob Gruen post) will be released in October of this year, in combination with the DVD. You can pre-order it here.

And finally, The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center is working on a wonderful project in the restoration of Tina Turner’s childhood school. The school house will serve as an interactive experience for children in the area, as well as adults, to help them learn more about their heritage. They need to raise money and if you want to be part of it, you can contribute here.

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From Nutbush, TN to Küsnacht, Switzerland: Tina Turner is a Swiss citizen

Tina Turner & Regula Curti in front of Tina Turner's Chateau Algonquin in Zurich (March 2013)

Congratulations to Tina Turner: last Monday, she was handed her Swiss Passport. Having lived in Switzerland for over 15 years, she is now an official citizen of the country. Newspaper Blick reports that on April 22, she visited the Swiss passport bureau in Zürich together with husband-to-be Erwin Bach. Formalities, including taking a photo, took about 15 minutes. Before being able to apply for the passport, Tina had to take a citizenship test and learn the German language. We wish Tina a lot of happiness in her life as ‘Schweizerin’!

Source: Blick Zeitung


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Tina Turner christens Küsnacht’s rescue boat

Credit: Reto Schneider/ZSZ)

Credit: Reto Schneider/ZSZ)

Big surprise last saturday when Tina Turner inaugurated the new rescue boat of Küsnacht, the town where she lives since 1995.
“Ich taufe dich Tina” (“I christen you, Tina”), declared the singer in German, wishing the boat a good luck and a save journey. More info on the Zurichsee Zeitung website!

Also, a publication of  Kusnacht’s civil status, revealed that Tina Turner is now officially a Küsnacht citizen  (being referred as Turner-Bullock Tina). Continue reading to have a look at it.

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Wedding bells for Tina Turner! (Updated July 19, 2013)

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach to get married

Tina Turner and Erwin Bach arrive for the premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca” in Bregenz – 2008

Tina Turner (73) is set to marry long-time partner Erwin Bach (57) this year, according to a report in Swiss tabloid newspaper Blick today. The ceremony will take place directly at the lake of Zürich (in their garden?). Food is provided by Chefs Rico Zandonella and Horst Petermann of Tina’s favorite restaurant ‘Rico’s Kunststuben’. And the dress-code: white.

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Tina Turner to become Swiss Citizen

Tina Turner - Swiss Citizenship - Zurich 2013

Grüezi mitenand! After living for 20 years in Zurich, Tina Turner is about to give up her US citizenship and will officially become a Swiss citizen! The star is living on the shore of Lake Zurich since 1995 with her german boyfriend Erwin Bach.

The news has been spreading all over the internet since it was announced this morning in the Zurichsee-Zeitung daily.

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At home with Tina Turner

Tina Turner - house in France - 2007

Born in Nutbush, Tennessee in 1939, Tina Turner moved to St. Louis in her teen years and from there she left for California. Although Tina lived in the Los Angeles area for about 25 years, in 1986 Tina moved to Europe and has lived there since. Living first in London, she later moved with her German boyfriend to Cologne, Germany. However, since the mid-1990’s, Tina divides her time between Zurich, Switzerland and Nice at the French Côte d’Azur. Her house in France was built especially for her and she decorated it herself.

A big post, with magazine articles from Ebony (May 2000) and Schweizer Illustrierte (November 2006), photos of Tina’s house in France under construction, photos of Tina receiving the honorary citizenship of Villefranche-sur-Mer and a video with a tour of Tina’s house in France from the Oprah show in 1997. Enjoy!

Update: In July 2013, Tina said on Oprah’s Next Chapter that she “got rid of property in France”. One can only assume that she talked about Anna Fleur.

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Tina Turner blog report: Children Beyond press conference – Part 2

Another update about yesterday’s press conference. In this post you will find another 35 photos, this time taken by Marco. Also, in this post you will find the transcript of Tina’s narrative in the Children Beyond movie. The website of Children Beyond Universe, on which you can create your own mandala is now online: go check it out here!


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