Tina Turner and Erwin Bach’s Relationship Timeline: From Love at First Sight to Marrying Almost 30 Years Later
As the world mourns the death of rock 'n' roll legend Tina Turner, ET is taking a look back at her longstanding love with her second husband, Erwin Bach. Turner and Bach, a German music executive, met in 1985 when he picked her up from the airport ahead of a concert. From their European meet-cute to tying the knot almost 30 years later, Turner and Bach were married up until her death on May 24. In a statement to ET, the singer's rep said Turner died peacefully after a long illness in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. Honoring the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll's love story, keep reading for a full timeline of Turner and Bach's «love at first sight» relationship. Turner first met Bach when he was assigned to pick her up from the airport in Germany ahead of her concert. At the time, the EMI music exec was 30 years old while Turner was 47. In a documentary interview with Oprah Winfrey, , Turner described meeting Bach as «love at first sight.» «He had the prettiest face.