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Donna Summer
Summer in 1977
Background information
Birth name LaDonna Rudy Rozaidi
Born (1948-12-31)December 31, 1948
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died May 17, 2012(2012-05-17) (aged 63)
Englewood, Florida, U.S.
Genres Pop, Disco, dance, rock, R&B
Years active 1968-2012
Labels Oasis, Casablanca (1975–80), Geffen (1980–88), Atlantic (1988–91), Mercury (1994–96), Warner-Elektra-Atlantic (1980–91), Epic (1999–2001), Burgundy (2006–12)

LaDonna Rudy Rozaidi (December 31, 1948 - May 17, 2012, known by her stage name Donna Summer) was an American singer-songwriter. She was an African American Christian who was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. She became famous during the disco era in the 1970s and became a pop icon. She died of lung cancer in Englewood, Florida. In 1982 she released a single with Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and Stevie Wonder called "State of Independence".

Discography

Studio albums
  • Lady of the Night (1974)
  • Love to Love You Baby (1975)
  • A Love Trilogy (1976)
  • Four Seasons of Love (1976)
  • I Remember Yesterday (1977)
  • Once Upon A Time (1977)
  • Bad Girls (1979)
  • The Wanderer (1980)
  • I'm a Rainbow (1981)
  • Donna Summer (1982)
  • She Works Hard for the Money (1983)
  • Cat Without Claws (1984)
  • All Systems Go (1987)
  • Another Place and Time (1989)
  • Mistaken Identity (1991)
  • Christmas Spirit (1994)
  • Crayons (2008)

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