Frank Sinatra

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Full NameFrancis Albert Sinatra
Date of BirthDecember 12, 1915
Place of BirthHoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of DeathMay 14, 1998
Place of DeathLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Burial PlaceDesert Memorial Park
Net Worth$200 million
OccupationsSinger, actor, producer
Years Active1935–1995
Political PartyRepublican (after 1972)
Other Political AffiliationsDemocratic (until 1972)
SpousesNancy Barbato (m. 1939; div. 1951)
Ava Gardner (m. 1951; div. 1957)
Mia Farrow (m. 1966; div. 1968)
Barbara Marx (m. 1976)
ChildrenNancy, Frank Jr., Tina
ParentsAntonino Martino Sinatra, Natalina Garaventa
GenresTraditional pop, easy listening, jazz, swing, big band
LabelsRCA Victor, Columbia, Capitol, Reprise, Warner Bros.
Formerly ofRat Pack
NicknamesChairman of the Board, Ol’ Blue Eyes
Record SalesEstimated 150 million globally
Notable AlbumsThe Voice of Frank Sinatra, In the Wee Small Hours, Songs for Swingin’ Lovers!, Sinatra-Basie: A Historic Musical First, It Might as Well Be Swing, September of My Years, Sinatra at the Sands, Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, Francis A. & Edward K.
Famous Songs“My Way”, “New York, New York”
Notable FilmsFrom Here to Eternity, The Man with the Golden Arm, The Manchurian Candidate, On the Town, Guys and Dolls, High Society, Pal Joey, Tony Rome
Major AwardsAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Golden Globe Award, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Grammy Awards (including Trustees Award, Legend Award, Lifetime Achievement Award)
HonorsKennedy Center Honors, Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century
Critical AcclaimCalled “the greatest singer of the 20th century” by Robert Christgau

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