Donna Summer dead from cancer at 63


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CBS News) Disco queen Donna Summer has died, a family spokesperson told the Associated Press. She was 63.

 

 

 

Her family released a statement Thursday saying Summer had died and that they “are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy.”‘

 

TMZ first reported the news, noting Summer had  died in Florida on Thursday after a long battle with cancer. Insiders told TMZ she was recently working on music for a new album.

Known as the “Queen of Disco,” Summer was born in Boston, Mass. in 1948, as one of seven children.

 

The five-time Grammy winner rose to fame in the 1970s, scoring hits with “Last Dance,” “Hot Stuff” and “Bad Girls.”

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