Donna Summer, Gay Icon, Dead At 63

The New Civil Rights Movement
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May 17, 2012
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Donna Summer, the gay icon and Queen of Disco has died at the age of 63, after a battle with cancer, according to a report at TMZ:

We’re told Summer was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63 years old.

Sources close to Summer tell us … the singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps. We spoke to someone who was with Summer a couple of weeks ago … who says she didn’t seem too bad.