Donna Summer

Donna Summer

American singer and songwriter (1948-2012)
The seminal voice of the disco era who developed a highly sexualized, electronic dance sound and became an icon.
BornDecember 31, 1948
HometownBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Net worth$75 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseBruce Sudano (m 1980 - 2012) , Helmuth Sommer (m 1972 - 1976) , Helmuth Sommer (m 1971 - 1976)
ChildrenBrooklyn Sudano , Amanda Sudano
ParentsMary Gaines , Andrew Gaines
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English musician and songwriter Rod Temperton has died at the age of 68. Perhaps best-known for writing the likes of Thriller and Rock With You for the late Michael Jackson, Temperton started his music career in the band Heatwave, for which he wrote hits such as Boogie Nights. His work has also been recorded by singers and groups such as Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker and The Brothers Johnson. Warner/Chappell music publishing said he passed away last week after “a brief aggressive battle with cancer.” Tributes have been pouring in since the announcement was made.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Donna Summer
Donna Summer
2017
Obama Nobel Peace Prize Concert
Obama Nobel Peace Prize Concert
2011
Thank God It's Friday
Thank God It's Friday
PG
1h 29min
1978

Albums

Summer: The Original Hits
Summer: The Original Hits
2018
Ultimate Collection
Ultimate Collection
2016
Hits, Singles & More
Hits, Singles & More
2015
Donna: The CD Collection
Donna: The CD Collection
2014
Love to Love You Donna
Love to Love You Donna
2013
I Feel Love: The Collection
I Feel Love: The Collection
2013
Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
2013
Icon
Icon
2013
Encore
Encore
2012
To Paris With Love
To Paris With Love
2010
Classic
Classic
2009
Live from New York [DVD]
Live from New York [DVD]
2008
Disco Queen
Disco Queen
2008
It's Only Love - Single
It's Only Love - Single
2008
Stamp Your Feet
Stamp Your Feet
2008
Crayons
Crayons
2008
I'm a Fire - EP
I'm a Fire - EP
2008

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