Disco legend Donna Summer buried in Nashville

By Therese Aaker,

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Donna Summer, the "Disco Queen" known for hits like "I Feel Love," “Love to Love You Baby,” and "Last Dance," was buried in Nashville Wednesday at a private funeral. After battling lung cancer, Summer passed away last week at 63 in Naples, Florida, according to MSN Music.

Summer was buried in a rose-covered casket at Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, according to Metro.
Summer's producer, David Foster, sang "The Prayer" with Natalie Grant. while Summer's sisters, Mary Ellen Bernard, Dara Bernard, Linda Gaines Lotman, and Jenette Yancey, sang "We've Come This Far by Faith” in her honor.

Other notable attendees were Giorgio Moroder and Tony Orlando, who worked with Summer on singles like ”Love to Love You Baby” and “Feels Like Love.” Dolly Parton was also in attendance, saying in Metro’s report, “I can’t believe we lost another wonderful singer. Donna, like Whitney [Houston], had one of the greatest voices ever…She was the disco queen, and will remain so. I knew her and found her to be one of the most likable and fun people ever. She will be missed and remembered.”

She left behind her husband, Bruce Sudano, three daughters and four grandchildren.



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