The New York Times reports:
For nearly a decade after Donna Summer’s death in 2012, her home in Nashville remained like a shrine to the Queen of Disco’s decades-long music career.
Beaded gowns that she had worn onstage remained tucked away along with designer pumps in the upstairs closet; ephemera such as an annotated album cover design for “She Works Hard for the Money” were stored downstairs; and in the basement, there was an accumulation of brightly colored paintings, awards and gold records.
It was only in the past few years that Summer’s family was ready to fully comb through her belongings at the Nashville home, many of which will go up for sale at Christie’s next month, the auction house announced Friday.
Read the full article. HBO’s documentary, Love To Love You, Donna Summer, launches tonight.
An upcoming auction of items from Donna Summer’s estate includes beaded gowns she wore onstage, scrawled lyrics and a silver goblet that she would drink Pepsi out of while performing. https://t.co/N8nsd4Sx1J
— New York Times Arts (@nytimesarts) May 19, 2023
Things are heating up.
Love to Love You, Donna Summer premieres tonight at 8PM on @HBOMax. #LovetoLoveYouDoc pic.twitter.com/moSlY9IdUG
— HBO Documentaries (@HBODocs) May 20, 2023