Donna Summer

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Donna Summer
Donna Summer 1977.JPG
Summer in 1977
Background information
Birth name LaDonna Adrian Gaines
Also known as
  • The Queen of Disco
  • The First Lady of Love
  • Donna Gaines
Born (1948-12-31)December 31, 1948
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died May 17, 2012(2012-05-17) (aged 63)
Naples, Florida, U.S.
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1968–2012
Associated acts

LaDonna Rudy Rozaidi (December 31, 1948 - May 17, 2012, known by her stage name Donna Summer) was an American singer-songwriter. She was an African American Christian who was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.[1] She became famous during the disco era in the 1970s and became a pop icon. She died of lung cancer in Englewood, Florida. In 1982 she released a single with Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and Stevie Wonder called "State of Independence".

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