Disco singer, gay icon Sylvester born
September 6, 1948 - December 16, 1988 (40)
Disco singer, gay icon Sylvester born Sylvester James in Los Angeles, California. He is most well known for the 1978 disco hit "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)". He became one of few openly gay African American men to gain crossover success as a musical artist.