Donna Summer - the Queen of Disco - died the morning of May 17 following a battle with lung and breast cancer. Summer believed she contracted it by inhaling toxic particles after the 9/11 attack in New York City.
The 5-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the 1970s with such iconic hits like as Last Dance, Hot Stuff and Bad Girls.
"People continue to love disco because it’s joyful music," Summer told me in her final sit-down interview with Three Dollar Bill a couple years ago.You can read that entire interview by clicking here.
At the time of her death, Summer was reportedly finishing work on her new album.
Summer was 63. RIP.
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