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Tina Turner marries for second time

2013-07-19 00:45:12

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MARRIED: Tina Turner tied the knot in Switzerland

Soul singer Tina Turner has married her long term partner in a civil ceremony in Switzerland where they live.

The 73-year-old and her music producer Erwin Bach, 57, took their nuptials at a registry office in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht.

Swiss media have reported the couple are expected to have a Buddhist water ceremony at their home.

Eight-time Grammy award winner Turner, who is known for songs like Simply The Best and What’s Love Got To Do With It has lived with her German-born partner in Zurich for more than 20 years.

She became a Swiss citizen earlier this year.

It is the second marriage for the US artist who divorced her ex-husband Ike Turner in 1978 after experiencing from domestic violence during the troubled relationship.

Turner toured for the final time in 2009, and retired from performing in that year.

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