FILE PHOTO** Singer Tina Turner is a... - Thursday 3rd July 2008

FILE PHOTO** Singer Tina Turner is a married woman after quietly exchanging vows with her long-term partner in Switzerland, according to local reports.The 73-year-old What's Love Got to Do with It hitmaker, who became a Swiss citizen in April (13), wed German record executive Erwin Bach, 57, in a discreet civil ceremony on the banks of Lake Zurich in Kusnacht "a few days ago", according to municipal official Hannes Friess.The newlyweds will celebrate the union in a Buddhist ceremony at their estate in Kusnacht on Sunday (21Jul13), and reports suggest 120 guests will attend the bash.Before her relationship with Bach began in the mid-1980s, Turner was married to her musical partner Ike Turner for 14 years. The pair divorced in 1978.News of Turner's wedding plans spread in early April (13) amid reports suggesting she and Bach had become engaged, but a representative for the singer refused to comment.** Tina Turner Giorgio Armani and Claudia Cardinale receive France's prestigious 'Legion D'Honneur Award' Featuring: Tina Turner Where: Paris, France When: 03 Jul 2008 (4 images)

                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.