Dorchester native and hit-making singer Donna Summer has died of cancer at 63. In memory, take a look at the singer's past performances and read past Globe coverage of the disco icon.
The Obnoxious Boston Fan recalls her 2004 World Series performance of "God Bless America" at Fenway Park. Take a peek at Joan Anderman's review of a 2008 concert at Bank of America Pavilion and another from 1999. At a 2010 Boston concert, Summer reflected on her roots, while in January 2011, she talked with the Globe's Names writers about her then-upcoming album.
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