(Francis) Albert Sinatra was born in 1915.
American Italian singer, actor and entertainer.
in New Jersey and was an only child.
high school, he was very interested in the athletic programs. He not only participated but also wrote reports on the sports
teams in the school newspaper.
to perform as a teen as a singing waiter.
the late 1930s and 1into the 1940s he performed with Big Bands of Tommy and James Dorsey.
artists he idolized were Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday.
the late 1940s, he pursued a solo career and was really the first big hit to interest teenage girls (bobby-soxers)
with his unbelievable talent.
appeared in several musical films during the 1940s and even more in the following years as his career continued to skyrocket.
the 1950s, he worked with many arrangers to record multiple albums.
briefly retired and then returned to his musical profession.
received Grammy Awards, Academy Awards, a Congressional Gold Medal as well as Presidential Medal of Freedom.