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1 Frank Sinatra

2 Born in Hoboken New Jersey to Italian immigrants Natalina Della and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra Started off as a Saloon Singer Found work singing in a group called The Three Flashes 1935: won a talent contest and went on a national tour Became a singing waiter at The Rustic Cabin Began joint recording with band leader/trumpet player, Harry James, in 1939 Later offered job with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Singing Career

3 The Way You Look Tonight

4 First Hit: “I’ll Never Smile Again” 29 singles with Tommy Dorsey during 1941 Male Vocalist of the Year by Billboard Magazine 1943: Signed with Columbia Records Became the second most popular male singer Bing Crosby was first

5 Louis B. Mayer bought his contract and signed him to MGM under a $1.5 million contract. Retired in the early 1970s Made a come-back in 1973 Sang in Las Vegas and the Far East

6 Had a heart attack and stroke in 1996 Had a heart attack in 1997 Died of a heart attack in 1998

7 Famous Films “Anchors Aweigh” “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” “On the Town” “From Here to Eternity” “The Manchurian Candidate” “Ocean’s Eleven” “The Detective”

8 Resources rank-Annex.htm rank-Annex.htm celebrates-20-years-frank-sinatra-jr-reveals-his-fathers-most- identifiable-song-2/ celebrates-20-years-frank-sinatra-jr-reveals-his-fathers-most- identifiable-song-2/


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