Sylvia Robinson

Sylvia Robinson bio

Birth Name: Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson

Occupation: Music Producer

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: March 6, 1936

Date Of Death: September 29, 2011

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sylvia Robinson was born on the 6th of March, 1936. She was best known for being a Music Producer. Hip-hop producer and performer who founded Sugar Hill Records and is known for helping produce the hit song “Rapper’s Delight” by Sugar Hill Gang.

Sylvia Robinson was born in New York City. She recorded music for Columbia Records. Her song “Pillow Talk” peaked #1 on the U.S. R&B charts and #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Sylvia Robinson was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Sylvia Robinson was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Sylvia’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Sylvia Robinson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sylvia Robinson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Sylvia Robinson kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Sylvia Robinson was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson
NICKNAME: Little Sylvia, Mother Of Hip Hop, Sylvia, Mother of Hip-Hop, Sylvia Vanderpool-Robinson, Sylvia Robinson
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Sylvia Robinson was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Sylvia Robinson was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Sylvia Robinson had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Sylvia Robinson’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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