Less than 24 hours after she released a touching tribute to honor the death of the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll, media mogul Winfrey flew her private jet from Paris to Switzerland, a source confirmed.
Only Turner’s close relatives and friends would be attending the service, the spokesperson added.
Winfrey’s presence in Switzerland is the biggest indication yet that 12-time Grammy Awards winner Turner will be farewelled abroad and not in Brownsville, Tennessee, where she was born in 1939.
Turner had lived in Europe for decades and gave up her American citizenship shortly after marrying her husband, Erwin Bach, in 2013.
She and Bach lived in a $77 million, 24,000-square-foot mansion on Lake Zurich, which has become a makeshift shrine to the singer.
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"With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model," Doherty said in a statement that confirmed Turner “died peacefully” at her home in Küsnacht.
"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," a post on her official Facebook page further confirmed. "All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly."
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