Tina Turner marries

Tina Turner has married Erwin Bach in a discreet civil ceremony.

Tina Turner has tied the knot in Switzerland.

The 73-year-old singer wed 57-year-old German music producer Erwin Bach in a discreet civil ceremony on the banks of Lake Zurich.

Local press report the marriage took place “a few days ago”, according to municipal official Hannes Friess.

The pair are said to be planning to celebrate their union at their Kusnacht manor this Sunday.

The newlyweds will host an intimate Buddhist ceremony, which 120 guests are rumoured to be attending.

A host of television and music industry A-listers are due to be present, including David Bowie, Eros Ramazzotti and Sade, along with talk show queen Oprah Winfrey.

According to Switzerland on Sunday, guests have been requested to wear white.

The Simply the Best bride is expected to make her entrance in a gown designed by Italian fashion label Giorgio Armani.

Tina and Erwin have been in a relationship for over 25 years and have lived together in Zurich for over 15 years.

This year acclaimed pop star Tina traded in her US passport for a Swiss one.

In April it was reported the couple were engaged.

Tina recently gushed about her relationship with Erwin, saying he makes her happier than she ever thought possible.

Tina was famously married to her musical partner Ike Turner for 14 years, but left him in 1976. She detailed the abuse she suffered during the marriage in her autobiography I, Tina.
Copyright: Cover Media 2013

Wednesday, 17. July 2013