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Disco Queen Loleatta Holloway -- Dead at 64

3/22/2011 5:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Loleatta Holloway -- famous for her soul hit “Love Sensation" -- has died.

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According to her manager Ron Richardson, the Chicago-born singer was battling a brief illness when she died of heart failure yesterday.

Boy George expressed his love for Holloway on his Twitter this morning, saying, “God rest your soul Loleatta Holloway, you were the greatest voice and I loved you! R.I.P.”

Loleatta was 64.

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