Following the news of Donna Summer’s passing, celebrities from all genres and generations took to Twitter to share their feelings with their fans and the world. A number of her fellow divas tweeted some moving tributes in 140 characters or less.

Some of today’s most popular R&B artists weighed in as well.

Marc Almond, the leader of synth-pop group Soft Cell pointed out just how influential Summer’s body of work was to electronic music.

Two of the most successful popular music producers of all time also offered their thoughts:

Garry Shandling and Kristin Chenoweth offered their personal takes on her passing:

A number of other musicians weighed in as well:

What are your memories of Donna Summer and her music? Let us know in the comments section below.

— Brian Ives, CBS Local


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