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Sylvester James, Jr
Birth: Sep. 6, 1947
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1988
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Actor, Singer, Entertainer. Usually credited simply as 'Sylvester,' he paved the way for future gender-bender pop stars such as Boy George and RuPaul, and introduced the world to the "It's Raining Men" Weather Girls, who had once been back-up singers for him. Sylvester appeared with Bette Middler in the movie "The Rose" as the Diana Ross Drag Queen. His music hit the top of the charts in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia as well as America. LP's/CD's: Sylvester (1977), Step II (1978), Stars (1979), Living Proof (1979), Sell My Soul (1980), Too Hot To Sleep (1981), All I Need (1982), Call Me (1983), M-1015LP (1984), Mutual Attraction (1986), Immortal (1989). (bio by: Jeff J) 

Cause of death: Complications of AIDS 
Inscription:
IN LOVING MEMORY
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Pineview, Lot 816, Grave A
GPS (lat/lon): 33.96632, -118.34377
 
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Record added: Jan 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7122545
Sylvester James, Jr
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