Sylvia Moy

American songwriter and record producer (1938-2017)

Sylvia Rose Moy (September 15, 1938 – April 15, 2017) was an American songwriter and record producer. She was associated with the Motown Records group. She was the first woman at the Detroit-based music label to write and produce for Motown acts.[1] She is probably best known for her songs written with and for Stevie Wonder.

Sylvia Moy
Birth nameSylvia Rose Moy
Born(1938-09-15)September 15, 1938
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
DiedApril 15, 2017(2017-04-15) (aged 78)
Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
GenresSoul music
Occupation(s)Songwriter, record producer

Moy died of complications from pneumonia in Dearborn, Michigan on April 15, 2017, at the age of 78.[2]

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  1. Sylvia Moy, Songwriters Hall of Fame Archived 2017-04-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 16 April 2017
  2. McCollum, Brian (April 16, 2017). "Sylvia Moy, Motown pioneer and Stevie Wonder collaborator, dies at 78". Detroit Free Press.

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