Tina Turner dies – level 1

30-05-2023 07:00

Tina Turner is a famous American singer. She dies last week. She is 83 years old.

Turner starts singing in the 1950s. She becomes very popular in the 1980s. Her song ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It’ is a big hit. Turner has a difficult marriage with a guitar player named Ike Turner. He behaves very badly to her. Turner became successful. She wins many awards. She has many popular songs. In the 1980s, she has a concert in Rio de Janeiro. 180,000 people are at the concert.

When Turner’s marriage ends, she focuses on her solo career.

She has a great voice. Her concerts are amazing. There are many films and a documentary about Turner’s life.

Difficult words: marriage (when two partners formally live together), award (a prize which someone gets for doing something great), solo (when a person does something alone).

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