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 Sylvester James Jr.

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Sylvester James Jr. Famous memorial

Birth
Watts, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death
16 Dec 1988 (aged 41)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial
Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Pineview, Lot 816, Grave A
Memorial ID
7122545 View Source

Actor, Singer, Entertainer. Usually credited simply as "Sylvester", he paved the way for future gender-bender pop music stars such as Boy George and RuPaul, and introduced the world to the "The Weather Girls" music group, 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. His releases included "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).

Actor, Singer, Entertainer. Usually credited simply as "Sylvester", he paved the way for future gender-bender pop music stars such as Boy George and RuPaul, and introduced the world to the "The Weather Girls" music group, 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. His releases included "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).

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 27 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7122545
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7122545/sylvester-james: accessed ), memorial page for Sylvester James Jr. (6 Sep 1947–16 Dec 1988), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7122545, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .