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Sylvester James Jr.

Singer-Songwriter Sylvester James Jr.

Full Name: Sylvester James Jr., known more simply as Sylvester
Profession: Singer-Songwriter

United States of America

Why Famous: Do Ya Wanna Funk

Born: September 6, 1947
Birthplace: Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: December 16, 1988 (aged 41)
Cause of Death: Complications from HIV/AIDS