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Rob Pilatus
Milli Vanilli and C. Michael Greene (cropped).jpg
Pilatus at the 1990 Grammy Awards rehearsal in February 1990
Background information
Birth name Robert Pilatus
Born (1965-06-08)8 June 1965
Munich, West Germany
Died 3 April 1998(1998-04-03) (aged 33)
Friedrichsdorf (near Frankfurt), Germany
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Model
  • dancer
  • singer
  • rapper
Years active 1988–1998
Labels
Associated acts

Robert Pilatus (also "Rob"; June 8, 1964 or 1965 – April 2, 1998) was an American-German model, dancer and singer. He and musician Fabrice Morvan were the musical group Milli Vanilli.

Pilatus and Morvan released an album called Girl You Know It's True. This album sold seven million copies. Later people learned that Pilatus and Morvan did not actually sing on the album. When they performed songs from the album on stage, they had lip-synched instead of singing.

After not making a record for a long time, Pilatus and Morvan made the album Rob & Fab. That album sold only 2,000 copies. The record label went bankrupt shortly thereafter.

Pilatus was born in Munich to a German mother and African-American father. He was adopted as an infant and raised in Munich. He was 33 when he died in 1998.

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