Donna Summers Dies of Lung Cancer
AP reports that the Queen of Disco – Donna Summer – died this morning in Florida at age 63 following a battle with lung cancer.
Her family issued a statement saying confirming the death (first reported by TMZ) and adding that they “are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continue legacy.”
Summer was a five-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the ’70s with iconic hits including Last Dance, Hot Stuff and Bad Girls.
She is survived by her husband – singer and producer Bruce Sudano; their daughters, Brooklyn and Amanda; and Summer’s daughter, Mimi, from a previous marriage.