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Donna Summer: 1948-2012
The disco queen dies at age 63.

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Donna Summer

The '70s disco queen lost her battle to breast cancer on May 17. She was 63 years old.

Let's take a look back at the singing sensation's career over the years. 

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Donna Summer

The Grammy winner graces the cover of a March 1978 issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

 

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Donna Summer

Donna's family released a statement saying they are "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," the statement continued.

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Paul Jabara, composer, and Donna Summer smile after winning awards for song "Last Dance" at the 21st annual Grammy Awards in 1979. 

Donna had a top 40 hit on Billboard's Hot 100 every year from 1976 to 1984. 

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Donna was known for hits like "Love to Love You Baby" and "There Goes My Baby."

 

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The singer performs on April 11, 2005 at the Beacon Theater in New York. 

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The singer performs on "American Idol" in 2008.

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Donna Summer

The singer was known for mega hits like "Bad Girls."

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A young Donna arrives at Heathrow Airport in October 1977. 

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Donna Summer: 1948-2012

The disco queen dies at age 63.

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