Donna Summer, the “Queen of Disco” and one of the most successful recording artists of the 1970s and 1980s, died Thursday (May 17) at the age of 63, a representative confirmed to CNN. The singer had cancer and was in Florida at the time of her death.
In a statement released Thursday afternoon, the singer’s family said they are “at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy.” No other details have been released, and there are conflicting reports on what kind of cancer she had.
Summer earned 32 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 in her career, with 14 of those reaching the top 10. Read More at Billboard.com
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