history images Mound City on the Mississippi Home Page
image menu Buildings, Sites, and Objects People, Places, and Things Events, Incidents, and Occurrences Bibliography


Name:    Turner, Tina
Profession:  Musician
Category:  African-American Experience, Cultural Life
Born/Started:    1939
Description:    Tina Turner is a singer and an actor who has won three Grammy awards and was inducted into the Rock ´n Roll Hall of Fame. Turner moved to St. Louis when she was sixteen and attended Sumner High School. She and her husband, Ike, created the Ike and Tina Turner Revue in 1960. Their popular songs included "A Fool in Love," "Proud Mary," and "What´s Love Got To Do With It." After 17 years, Tina divorced Ike and started a solo career. Her autobiography is titled, I, Tina: My Life Story.

Ain't But A Place

More People
in the Same Profession(s)



about historic preservationnew entries4 kids onlymap it!

This site was made possible by: the City of St. Louis Planning and Urban Design Agency and
the City of St. Louis Community Information Network.

This site was funded in part by Federal funds administered by the Missouri State Historical Preservation Office, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, The National Park Service, and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Version 1.0