Donna Summer was an American singer, born on December 31, 1948, in Boston, Massachusetts. She is considered the “Queen of Disco” and gained prominence during the disco era of the 1970s. Summer’s music gained a global following and she sold over 140 million records worldwide. She won five Grammy Awards and was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums reach number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. In addition to her music career, Summer was also an actress and appeared in films such as “Thank God It’s Friday” (1978). She passed away on May 17, 2012, in Florida.