What Do You Know About Sylvester?

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What Do You Know About Sylvester?

An American singer-songwriter popular in the genre of disco, rhythm and blue, and soul music, take a quiz and learn more about this American.


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  • 1. 
    Sylvester was an American musician, a songwriter, composer and record producer in the genre of soul, rhythm and blues and funky music, he was born in?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1947

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1940

  • 2. 
    He is known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance, falsetto singing voice, and hit disco singles in the late 1970s and 1980s, what is his real name
    • A. 

      Sylvester James Jr

    • B. 

      Sylvester John Jr

    • C. 

      Sylvester Jones

    • D. 

      Sylvester Jones Jr

  • 3. 
    Grew up in Los Angeles to a middle-class African-American family, Sylvester developed a love of singing through the gospel choir of his?
    • A. 

      Anglican church

    • B. 

      Catholic church

    • C. 

      Gospel church

    • D. 

      Pentecostal church

  • 4. 
    He left the church after the congregation expressed disapproval of his homosexuality, he found friendship among a group of black cross-dressers and transgender women who called themselves?
    • A. 

      Disquotays

    • B. 

      Phobia

    • C. 

      Sorority

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    He moved to San Francisco in 1970 at the age of 22, Sylvester embraced the counterculture and joined the avant-garde drag troupe called the?
    • A. 

      Avengers

    • B. 

      Disquaint

    • C. 

      Sorority

    • D. 

      Cockettes

  • 6. 
    During the Cockettes critically panned tour of New York City, Sylvester left them to pursue his career elsewhere, he came to front Sylvester and his Hot Band called?
    • A. 

      Rock Act

    • B. 

      Cockettes

    • C. 

      The Troupe

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Focusing on a solo career, Sylvester signed a recording contract with Harvey Fuqua of Fantasy Records and obtained new backing singers in the form of?
    • A. 

      Jeanie Tracy

    • B. 

      Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes

    • C. 

      Marshal Matters

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 8. 
    His first solo album was a moderate success, it was followed with the acclaimed disco album Step II which spawned two of his singles both of which were hits in the US, which year did she released her solo album?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1977

  • 9. 
    He later left Fantasy Records, he signed to Megatone Records, the dance-oriented company founded by friend and collaborator Patrick Cowley, where he recorded?
    • A. 

      3 Albums

    • B. 

      2 Albums

    • C. 

      1 Album

    • D. 

      4 Albums

  • 10. 
    During the late 70s, Sylvester gained the moniker of the “Queen of Disco, during his life he attained particular requisition in San Francisco, where he was awarded the?
    • A. 

      Knight of San Francisco

    • B. 

      Key to the City

    • C. 

      Magna Cum Laude

    • D. 

      None of the above

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