Frank Sinatra Biography

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and filmmaker. Beginning his musical career in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, Sinatra found success as a solo artist from the early to mid-1940s after being signed by Columbia Records in 1943. Being the idol of the "bobby soxers", he released his first album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra, in 1946. His professional career had stalled by the early 1950s, but it was reborn in 1953 after he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in From Here to Eternity. He signed with Capitol Records in 1953 and released several critically lauded albums. Sinatra left Capitol to found his own record label, Reprise Records in 1961, toured internationally, was a founding member of the Rat Pack and fraternized with celebrities and statesmen, including John F. Kennedy.

Sinatra turned 50 in 1965, recorded the retrospective September of My Years, starred in the Emmy-winning television special Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music, and scored hits with "Strangers in the Night" and "My Way". Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Frank Sinatra
Full Name:
Francis Albert Sinatra
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer, Actor, Film Producer, Conductor, Film director, Television Director
Ethnicity:
Italian American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
December 12, 1915
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Date of Death:
May 14, 1998
Age at Death:
82
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction, Dementia, Bladder cancer
Marriages
Divorces
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