Si·na·tra (sə-nätrə), Francis Albert Known as "Frank." 1915-1998.
American singer and actor known for his mellifluous voice. His many recordings include Songs for Swingin' Lovers (1956) and his films include From Here to Eternity (1953), for which he won an Academy Award.
(click for a larger image)Frank Sinatra
photographed c. 1961
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