Donna Summer

Donna Summer
1948 - 2012

Donna Summer  Canadian Singer


LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), better known by her stage name, Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late-1970s. A five-time Grammy Award winne...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship32 yrs, 4 mths
Shortest Relationship4 yrs
Average Relationship Length18 yrs, 2 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Donna
Last Name Summer
Full Name at Birth LaDonna Adrian Gaines
Alternative Name Donna Summer, Queen Of Disco, Donna Gaines
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st December, 1948
Birthplace Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died 17th May, 2012
Place of Death Naples, Florida, United States
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Voice And Hair
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Canadian
University Northeastern Illinois Universitiy In Chicago, Illinois USA
Occupation Text Singer, Dancer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Songs, Try Me I Know We Can Make It, Bad Girls,
Music Genre (Text) Pop, disco, dance, rock, R&B, gospel, soul, new wave, funk
Music Genre Dance, R&B
Year(s) Active 1968–2012
Music Style Disco, Urban, Club/Dance, Electronic, Dance-Pop, Pop/Rock, House
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Sophisticated, Sexual, Sparkling, Exuberant, Passionate, Sexy, Energetic, Stylish, Aggressive, Sensual, Confident, Playful, Fun, Warm
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Oasis, Casablanca, Geffen, Atlantic, Mercury, WEA, Epic, Burgundy
Associated Acts Giorgio Moroder, Brooklyn Dreams
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) New Faces Agency - USA, Gigsalad.Com
Official Websites
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Donna Summer63 CapricornSinger
Bruce Sudano67 LibraVocalist
Helmuth Sommer-Actor
Howard Hewett60 LibraVocalist
Francesco Scavullo83 CapricornPhotographer


Female5th January, 198135 years old
Female11th August, 198233 years old


Disco at the BBC2012 Movie
Family Matters1989 Aunt Oona TV Show
Coming to America1988 Husband on death row lady. (uncredited) Movie
Thank God It's Friday1978 Nicole Sims Movie
11 Uhr 201970 Sängerin in Kasbah TV Show
p wie petersilie, pille, presswurst, pinscher, punkt punkt punkt1969 Donna (as Hair-Ensemble München) Movie

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omarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

blackle4ps3Sep 14, 2010

original on the radio video missing at youtube,concert version ok

mpc1991Jun 20, 2009

She also acted and sang in the 70`s disco movie Thank God It`s Friday that featured her hit song Last Dance.

bootsybrownMar 2, 2009

brenda? oh my god, i didnt know she was gay

heatherFeb 17, 2009

aunt oona im your biggest fan of you im so glad you are great singer you are beautiful lady and great singer and i do like you a lot aunt oona im your biggest fan of you i need your last name alright aunt oona you look great in family matters i like to see you on there

BetheeJun 19, 2008

Donna is a capricorn, born December 31, 1948. They are beautiful people with adorable kids. I built "Purple Heart" just ask Bruce!!!

Heath_ShaversJan 28, 2008

Easily one of the most beautiful and talented singers of all time.

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