Francis Albert Sinatra.
1915 – 1998, died at 83, his headstone
"The Best Is Yet To Come."
Known by many names, Ol’ blue eyes,
Cranky Frankie,The Voice, The chairman
of the Board , to name a few.
Sinatra was 5’ 8 ½” tall of slight build, he
more than made up for any lack of size with
his fiery Italian temperament.
Frank had 4 marriages, the first to Nancy, who he wed in 1939 producing his 3
He was the consummate artist, and a prolific singer with 128 albums to his
credit, he also appeared in 48 movies plus another 13 unaccredited, as well,
there were scores of TV shows and appearances.
Sinatra formed his own record company, “Reprise” in 1960.
He was the leader of the “Ratpack” consisting of; Dean Martin, Sammy Davis
Jnr, Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford and of course Frank Sinatra, the Ratpack all
appeared in the movies, Oceans 11, and Sergeants 3, the Ratpack also had the
dubious honour of being banned from attending Marilyn Monroe’s funeral by
ex husband Joe DiMaggio.
Closing with a quote from the man himself;
"Nothing anybody’s said or written about me ever botheres me,
except when it does."