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Singer and Disco Queen Donna Summer has died at just 63 years of age.

Summer died this morning, at her Florida home, following a brutal battle with breast and lung cancer.  A statement from her family said:

“Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith.

“While we grieve her passing, we are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy. Words truly can’t express how much we appreciate your prayers and love for our family at this sensitive time.”

Donna Summer, real name LaDonna Adrian Gaines was a five-time Grammy Award winner, who rose to the heights of her fame  during the disco era of the 1970s. adored by millions of fans, and highly respected by her peers, Summer’s  career spans from the days of disco , right up until recent years, and her unbelievable 5 Grammy awards are just the tip of her award iceberg.  Summer was the first ever artist to have three consecutive double albums reach number one on the US Billboard chart, and she also charted four number-one singles in the United States within a 13-month period.

Summer is survived by her husband Bruce Sudano, their daughters Brooklyn and Amanda, as well as her daughter Mimi from her previous marriage.