Sylvia Moy

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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
Associated actsStevie Wonder

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.

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. 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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