|Birth name||Edmund Theodore Sylvers|
January 25, 1957|
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Died||March 11, 2004
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
|Genres||R&B, dance, soul, disco, funk|
|Associated acts||The Sylvers|
Edmund Theodore Sylvers (January 25, 1957 – March 11, 2004) was the lead singer of the 1970s family disco/soul music group The Sylvers. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Sylvers was 15 years old when he started singing with the family-based musical group, and was 18 when he sang lead on the group's biggest hit, "Boogie Fever" (1975).
Sylvers died of lung cancer at age 47. He was survived by 11 sons and daughters.