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Disco queen Donna Summer dies at 63

  • U.S. singer Donna Summer, famous for disco classics such as I Feel Love and Love To Love You Baby, has died at the age of 63.

    Summer was reported to have had cancer and had been living in Florida with her husband Bruce Sudano.

    She grew up in Boston and started singing in her church's gospel choir. Her stage career began in musicals and she moved to Germany where she performed in Hair and Porgy and Bess.

    Summer won five Grammy Awards and was nominated for a further 12. She was also the first black artist to win a Grammy in a rock category, taking home the best rock vocal performance for Hot Stuff in 1979.