Frank Sinatra

Pop Singer

Birthday December 12, 1915

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Hoboken, NJ

DEATH DATE May 14, 1998 (82)

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About

Swing-era singing icon who won eleven Grammy Awards, including the Legend Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award for his timeless hits, like "Come Fly With Me."

Before Fame

He was raised by his father, the lightweight boxer Marty O'Brien and his mother, Natalie Garaventa, who ran an abortion clinic out of her home. He was kicked out of high school due to excessive rowdiness.

Trivia

He also went by the nicknames Ol' Blue Eyes and The Chairman of the Board. He was the leader of The Rat Pack. His album, Strangers in the Night, topped the Billboard and won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

Family Life

He got married four times: first to Nancy Barbato on February 4, 1939, then to Ava Gardner on November 7, 1951, then to Mia Farrow on July 19, 1966, and finally to Barbara Marx on July 11, 1976. He had two daughters, Nancy and Tina, and a son, Frank Jr.

Associated With

He began his career by singing swing music with Tommy Dorsey.

Video

Frank Sinatra Highlights
Frank Sinatra Highlights