RIP: Queen of Disco Donna Summer Loses Battle With Cancer at Age 63

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May 17, 2012 ‐ By Liz Burr

TMZ has just reported that the Queen of Disco Donna Summer has past away at the age of 63. The five-time Grammy award winning singer lost her battle with cancer and was in Florida at the time of her death. Summer is best known for songs like “Last Dance,” “She Works Hard for the Money,”and “Bad Girls.”

According to MSNBC, Summer is survived by her husband, three daughters, and four grandchildren. More as the story develops…

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  • Chanda

    And right before Summer begins another one leaves us. They played a block of her videos earlier today on VH1 Soul. I was wondering how come they don’t show some of her videos on the regular. Great music, great voice. Rest in Paradise.

  • FromUR2UB

    Another one gone.  It’s getting to the point that all of the music I listen is by people who’ve passed. Makes me a little sad.

  • ieshapatterson

    that’s so sad.i’m praying for her family.

  • http://twitter.com/prfectisshe myprfectimprfections

    oh no i’m very shocked. had no idea she had cancer. may she rest in peace.

  • RedButterfly81

    I had just listened to Last Dance 10 minutes before I heard she died at the gym this morning. Another say day in music, may Donna RIP and my condolences goes out to her family.

  • Jackieo Perkins

    ;’RIP’ THE QUEEN OF DISCO…your work here is done and a great job you well always be remembered….’we love you’ thank you ‘

  • Leah12

    RIP.  Loved her music…

  • Papillon

    I didn’t even know she was sick. Recently I saw her on an infomercial and I was marveling at how good she looked after all these years. 63 is not very young, but it’s not that old either. My thoughts are with her family. 

  • shelshel

    She is beautiful! May she rest in peace, and may the creator be with her love ones.

    • shelshel

      Thank you madame for reporting this and not like mediatakeout and bossip w/ foolish celebrities and their goofy mates!

  • Earthspirit1

    Another legend ..I loved Donna Summer. My parents played her music all throughout my child hood. My favorite song was “Bad Girls”.

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