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According to Sylvain Sylvain Bio, Biography and Wiki, Birth name Sylvain Mizrahi was an American rock guitarist, most notable for being a member of the New York Dolls. New York Dolls guitarist Mizrahi died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. His wife, Wanda O’Kelley Mizrahi, announced the news in a Facebook post on Thursday.
Sylvain Sylvain has died at the age of 69.
He was born on 14 February 1951 in Cairo, Egypt to a Jewish family. However, his family fled in the 1950s, first to France and finally to New York, United States. The Mizrahi’s lived first on Lafayette Avenue in Buffalo, New York, but later moved to the New York City neighbourhood of Rego Park, Queens, while he was still a child. Mizrahi had dyslexia. He attended Newtown High School in Queens and Quintano’s School for Young Professionals in Manhattan.
Before joining the New York Dolls, Mizrahi and future New York Doll bandmate Billy Murcia ran a clothing company called “Truth and Soul,” which helped define his fashion sense and play a role in the band’s groundbreaking look. He had one brother, Leon (deceased), and one sister, Brigitte.
Before joining the New York Dolls in 1971, Mizrahi was a member of the band Actress. He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1990s and recorded one record, Sleep Baby Doll for Fishhead Records. On March 18, 2010, at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, Mizrahi and Cheetah Chrome of The Dead Boys and Rocket from the Tombs debuted their new band, The Basis. Their EP is on Smog Veil Records.
In November 2012, Mizrahi posted a video for his new single, “Leaving New York,” on the Internet, and available on iTunes on December 2, 2012.
In 2013 and 2014 Mizrahi joined with Glen Matlock as the Sex Doll Tour. In 2015, Mizrahi emerged with a new band called Mizrahi and the Sylvains from Austin, Texas, consisting of Chris Alaniz (drums), Jason “Ginchy” Kottwitz (guitar), and Gabriel Von Asher (bass). In March 2016, they performed at South by Southwest.
In 2018, Mizrahi joined forces with Steve Conte, Sami Yaffa, and Robert Eriksson for two one-off dates in Tokyo as “The Dolls.” They played at Shinjuku Marz on February 11, and Shimokitazawa Garden on February 12.
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Ater living in Atlanta for several years, Mizrahi resided in Nashville since 2015. He married to his wife Wanda O’Kelley Mizrahi.
Cause of Death
On April 27, 2019, Mizrahi announced that he had cancer. He set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to help pay for treatment. On January 13, 2021, he died from cancer. His death was announced by his wife, Wanda O’Kelley Mizrahi, who shared the news in a Facebook post on Thursday.
Sylvain Sylvain’s Net Worth is $850,000. A campaign was started by his wife Wanda O’Kelley Mizrahi on GoFundMe and managed to raise over $79,000, which was used towards Sylvain’s treatment.