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Grammy Museum shows Love to Donna Summer

Donna Summer
Donna Summer
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Grammy Museum is celebrating the work of the fabulous 1970's Disco diva Donna Summer. Her career began in the age of Disco in the avant-guard European underground club scene, then transcended into the mainstream 80's pop scene, while catapulting her into decades of a successful musical career.

A special exhibition "Donna Summer: Four Seasons of Love" opens July 2nd at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

The exhibition will be on display until Spring 2015. This first time public collection of Donna Summer's belongings will showcase gowns, costumes and set design sketches, created by Summer. Other keepsakes of Summer's will be shown such as handwritten lyrics and notes. Never-before-seen photographs spanning Summer’s entire career will grace the exhibition walls. Also in the exhibit will be several hand-painted pieces from Summer’s critically acclaimed Summer Fine Arts Collection.

Donna Summer is a five time Grammy winner while also 2004, she became one of the first inductees, as both an Artist Inductee and a Record Inductee (for 1977's "I Feel Love") into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in New York City. Summer was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame on April 18, 2013, less than a year after her death from lung cancer on May 17, 2012 in Naples, Florida.

As a breakout artist in the European Avant-Guard dance club scene, Donna Summer broke onto the music scene in 1975 with the massive hit "Love to Love You Baby". She is the first artist to have three consecutive double albums hit number one on Billboards charts. After selling a record breaking 130 million albums, Donna Summer is the world's best selling artist of all time.

Celebrate the life and career of this award winner, trend setter, Queen of the Disco scene, Donna Summer at LA's Grammy Museum.

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