Edmund Sylvers

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Edmund Sylvers
Birth name Edmund Theodore Sylvers
Born (1957-01-25)January 25, 1957
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died March 11, 2004(2004-03-11) (aged 47)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Genres R&B, dance, soul, disco, funk
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, Drums
Years active 1971–2004
Labels MGM Records
Capitol Records
Casablanca Records
Associated acts The Sylvers
Notable instruments

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 provided the voice of Marlon on the 1971–73 ABC-TV cartoon series The Jackson 5ive.

Sylvers died of lung cancer at age 47. He was survived by 11 sons and daughters one of whom is actor Jeremy Sylvers.

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