The “Queen of Disco” Donna Summer bid her last goodbye on May 17, 2012. She was one of the most talented actress, singer and songwriter in the whole industry. Her music gained global recognition ad that never bothered her. She was down to earth and a great human at heart. At her, anniversary people still remember her as one of the most polite women.
Here’s a memory lane of the great human to light up all your days:
Born in 1948 December, in Boston she had total of six siblings. She belonged to a common family. She started performing publicly in front of audience when she was ten years old. In her school, she performed in school musicals and started gaining popularity from there. In 1967, she joined blues rock band Crow.
After the dissolution of the band she auditioned for counterculture musical. She performed in many German musicals like Ich bin ich, Godspell, and Show Boat. She then joined Vienna Volksoper. She started working as a part-time model and backing singer. In 1974, she was signed up with Oasis label.
She made debut with her first album Lady of the Night that was a hit across different parts of the World. She made her first debut as a TV actress with the show The Hostage. She then worked with Moroder and the duo wrote songs together for the audience that started getting a craze for Summer’s Work.
Her title Love to Love You Baby, reached the o. 2 o the US billboard Hot 100 chart and became the Gold Single selling a million copies. She then released albums and songs like I Remember Yesterday, Bad Girls, Who Do You Think You’re Foolin and may more that paved her to the path of success.
Wall of Fame
She is a 5 time Grammy and 6 time American Music Awards winner. She received a total of 35 Awards with 40+ nominees through her career. Her albums were praised and loved by fans from all over the world.
In 1973, she married Helmuth Sommer an Austrian actor, but they decided to get divorced in 1976. Inn 1980, she married Brooklyn Dreams singer Bruce Sudano and gave birth to their daughter Amanda Sudano. By 1995, she moved to Nashville. She died at the age of 73 due to lung cancer.
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