Donna Summer Dead At 63. Queen of Disco Legend Donna Summer has died this morning at her home due to complications from lunng cancer which she was battling.

Donna Summer has passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was 63 years old.

Summer, who earned the nickname “Queen of Disco,” died at her home in Florida.

The 70’s icon earned 5 Grammy awards and was known for such hits as “On The Radio,” “Last Dance,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff.”

Donna Summer and Karen Carpenter…two of the greatest female voices of the 20th century. Beautiful woman with an equally beautiful voice. Condolences to her husband and children and extended family.