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Mr. Creasy 05-17-2012 11:59 AM

R.I.P. Donna Summer
 
Donna Summer -- the Queen of Disco -- died this morning after a battle with cancer ... TMZ has learned.

We're told Summer was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63 years old.

Sources close to Summer tell us ... the singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps. We spoke to someone who was with Summer a couple of weeks ago ... who says she didn't seem too bad.

In fact, we're told she was focused on trying to finish up an album she had been working on.

Summer was a 5-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the '70s with iconic hits like "Last Dance," "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls."

She continued her dominance in the '80s with "She Works Hard for the Money" and "This Time I Know It's for Real."

Summer and her producer Giorgio Moroder defined the dance music era of the '70s and influenced acts like Duran Duran and David Bowie to enter the genre.

Summer married Brooklyn Dreams singer Bruce Sudano back in 1980. They had two daughters together.

Lazy Boy 05-17-2012 01:19 PM

An early childhood memory of her music was the movie Foxes, where nearly every depressing scene was scored to "On the Radio." Really liked her songs.

RustyRazor 05-18-2012 08:38 AM

A beautiful, talented woman.
One of the people I recall most when looking back to 70's music.
Very sad.
RIP

Jim Colyer 09-28-2012 04:09 PM

I met Donna Summer a few times here in Nashville. She was a good woman.

God of War 09-29-2012 03:25 AM

R.I.P - Donna Summer. Below is one of my favorite songs of hers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX7MbG6MiQs&noredirect=1

Bondgirl 10-01-2012 09:23 PM

Well l have to admit that l liked Donna Summers music

it is sad to see so mnay celebs who have died this year and it is hard to replace great singers or celebs

RIP Donna Summer

God of War 11-22-2012 12:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bondgirl (Post 3606099)
and it is hard to replace great singers or celebs

That's the thing though. They can never ever be replaced. They were all unique and talented in their own ways.

Dirtyfrog 11-22-2012 12:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by God of War (Post 3626957)
That's the thing though. They can never ever be replaced. They were all unique and talented in their own ways.

dont forget Auto-tune ... THAT'S DA SHIT !!!

and you can't beat 6 producers for 1 hit

yeah right ! Hail Donna Summer ... she was like the Duran Duran of Disco.


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