Celebrities react to the death of Donna Summer

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death Thursday of singer Donna Summer, who was 63:

“So shocking to hear about the passing of Donna Summer. In the 70s, she reigned over the disco era and kept the disco jumping. Who will forget “Last Dance.” A fine performer and a very nice person.” — Aretha Franklin.

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“I was shocked to hear about Donna. She was so vital the last time I saw her a few months ago. I loved doing the duet with her. She had an amazing voice and was so talented. It’s so sad.” — Barbra Streisand.

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“Rest in Peace dear Donna Summer. Your voice was the heartbeat and soundtrack of a decade.” — Quincy Jones, via Twitter.

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“We will miss Donna Summer! She changed the world of music with her beautiful voice and incredible talent.” — Janet Jackson.

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“I’m so sad about the news that Donna Summer died this morning. I was a big fan. I even used one of her songs in my show that airs today.” — Ellen DeGeneres, via Twitter.

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“When you lose a friend you feel like they are gone forever.that is not true with my dear friend Donna. She was a queen, THE Queen of Disco, and we will be dancing to her music forever.” — Liza Minnelli.

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“Wow, another legend gone. Rest in peace to the beautiful disco queen Donna Summer.” — Nicki Minaj, via Twitter.

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“Donna and I had a friendship for over 30 years. She is one of the few black women I could speak German with and she is one of the few friends I had in this business.” — Chaka Khan.

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“I remember sitting in the front seat of my mom’s Toyota while she sang Donna Summer’s ‘she works hard for the money’ … songs were just classic.” — Ryan Seacrest, via Twitter.

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