Tina Turner’s widow has been spotted for the first time since the famous singer’s death.
Erwin Bach walked outside the couple’s beloved $76 million mansion in Küsnacht, Switzerland, on Wednesday and was photographed capturing all the praise Turner’s fans have left behind in his honor.
At one point, the former music executive even took a bouquet of flowers from the monument and walked with him while reading the messages left on the signs.
The legendary Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll died of natural causes on May 24 after suffering a “long illness”. She was 83 years old.
With his music and unlimited passion for life, he has captivated millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow.
“Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who left us his greatest work: his music. All our sincere sympathy goes to his family. Tina, we will miss you terribly.”
Turner died at Villa Algonquin, his and Bach’s sprawling mansion.
The artist “Proud Mary” entered eternal life, without meeting her grandchildren and grandchildren.
Family sources told Page Six on Wednesday that the family is in shock over his sudden death, as many had not heard that he was seriously ill.
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Before Turner, she had two biological sons from her ex-husband, Ike Turner – Craig from suicide and Ronnie from colon cancer – but they have two adopted sons, Ike Turner Jr. and Michael Turner is still alive.
“Time to heal. … The family really wants and needs healing; they’ve been through a lot and they’re going through a lot,” said Twanna Turner, Ike’s daughter.
“These two powerhouses were such a whole – there will never be another Ike and Tina.”
Ike and Tina’s marriage ended in divorce in 1978 after years of abuse in “What Love Has To Do With It.” She finally married Bach in 2013 after being together for over 20 years.
“We give each other the freedom and space to be individuals, we’re also a couple,” Tina wrote in “Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good” about her relationship with the producer.
“A force of nature in her own right, Erwin has never been the tiniest bit afraid of my career, talents or fame. He shows me that true love doesn’t need my light dimmed to shine.
“On the contrary, we are the light of each other’s lives, and together we want to shine as brightly as we can.”