Sinatra, Frank

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The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family website).

From the description of Belknap Collection, Popular Performers 1941- : Frank Sinatra. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 60495219

Singer and actor.

From the description of Typewritten letter signed : [Los Angeles?], to Jimmy Starr, 1956 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916071

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referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. The Sinatra treasures / Bob Hope, interview. ; Frank Sinatra, participant ; Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
creatorOf Eyen, Tom. Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Episode no. 86 / by Ann Marcus ; Jerry Adelman ; Daniel Gregory Browne. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Alix Jeffry additional papers, 1935-1993. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. The Frederick and Rose Plaut papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
referencedIn Dorothy Kilgallen papers and scrapbooks, 1936-1965 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Allen, Fred, 1894-1956. Mail call, radio program [sound recording]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lewis, Madge, 1914-2003. Papers, 1944-1946. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Hofstra University. Frank Sinatra : the man, the music, the legend, November 12, 13, 14, 1998. Hofstra University Library, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [MAR. 16] National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording], 1925-1953 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Connell, William James, 1925-. William J. Connell papers, 1959-1972. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Motion Picture and Television Fund. Screen Guild Players (Radio program), 1942-1948. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Manfred F. DeMartino Collection of CBS Radio Scripts, 1943-1945 Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division
creatorOf Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966. Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording], 1925-1953. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf National Security Files (Nixon Administration). 1968 - 1975. Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversation Transcripts (Telcons)
referencedIn Amateur Hour Collection, 1934-1948 Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Billy May Arrangements, 1939-1995 Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-1990. Collection of musical works and papers, 1920-1991. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Fly me to the moon [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Belknap Collection, Popular Performers 1941- : Frank Sinatra. University of Florida
referencedIn May, Billy. Billy May arrangements, 1939-1995. Library of Congress
referencedIn RKO Radio Pictures, inc. RKO Radio Pictures, inc. correspondence, 1931-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. The Sinatra treasures / Bob Hope, interview. ; Frank Sinatra, participant ; Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Collection. 1959 - 1960. Motion Picture Films. 1959 - 1960. EYE WITNESS TO HISTORY
referencedIn C.W. Post College. B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library. Special collections. Popular Music Archives, ca. 1890-ca. 1970. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Fly me to the moon. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Bowes, Edward, Major, 1874-1946. Amateur hour collection, 1934-1948. Library of Congress
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Balliett, Whitney. Whitney Balliett papers, 1941-2006. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Les plus belles chansons d'amour de Frank Sinatra, the voice [Multimédia multisupport] / Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 17]
referencedIn Papers, 1917-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Landesman, Eyal. 880-01 Sharim Sinaṭrahṿa-ḥaverim. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Executive Office Building tape number 348 National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Paramount Theatre stage manager's records, 1936-1956 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Alec Wilder papers, 1939-2000 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sophie Tucker private recordings collection [sound recording], 1925-1953 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Mack, Ted,. Ted Mack collection of photographs, circa 1880s-1970s. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection. Monitor study collection [sound recording], 1955-1975. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Riddle, Nelson, 1921-1985. Papers of Nelson Riddle, 1900-1995 (bulk 1945-1985). University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. The Sinatra treasures / Bob Hope, interview. ; Frank Sinatra, participant ; Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Ostin, Mo 1927-. Mo Ostin Collection, 1961-1990, undated Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kay Kyser and Georgia Carroll Kyser Papers, 1906-2004 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Jimmy Van Heusen Collection of Musical Works and Papers, 1853-1994, bulk 1939-1972 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
referencedIn Richard Rodgers collection of musicals and interviews [sound recording], 1926-1980 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Bracco, Francis Paul. Paramount Theatre stage manager's records, 1936-1956. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Les plus belles chansons d'amour de Frank Sinatra, the voice [Multimédia multisupport] / Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. The Frederick and Rose Plaut papers, 1907-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. The Sinatra treasures / Bob Hope, interview. ; Frank Sinatra, participant ; Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Typewritten letter signed : [Los Angeles?], to Jimmy Starr, 1956 Mar. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. White House telephone tape number 27 Richard Nixon Library
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (Dec. 18)
referencedIn RKO Radio Pictures, inc. correspondence, 1931-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Milton Caniff Collection, 1805-2007, 1910-1988 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
creatorOf Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Collection of musicals and interviews [sound recording], 1926-1980. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jo Mielziner papers, 1903-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961, Papers, 1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Linet, Beverly. Beverly Linet papers, 1943-1983. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Whitney Balliett papers, 1941-2006 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Armed Forces Radio Service. Command performance [sound recording]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994. Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008. Library of Congress
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Alec Wilder papers, 1939-2000. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn New York (State). Governor. Public information photographs, 1910-1992 (bulk 1945-1982). New York State Archives
referencedIn Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (Dec. 15)
creatorOf Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. The Sinatra treasures / Bob Hope, interview. ; Frank Sinatra, participant ; Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Vera Zorina papers, 1910-2001 (inclusive), 1933-2001 (bulk). Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Rogers, Robert, 1921-. Oral history interview with Robert and Daisy Rogers, 2007 September 03. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn David, Leon T. Leon T. David photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Sands Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.). Advertising and Promotion Dept. Sands Hotel Collection. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
referencedIn Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985. Papers, 1932-1985. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. The Joker is wild, [1956]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Hancock, Robert E., Jr. Robert E. Hancock Antarctic collection, 1907-1977. Florida State University
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Duke Ellington recordings collection Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
referencedIn The E.Y. Harburg Collection, 1929-1968 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Fox Movietone News Collection. 1957 - 1963. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 1957 - 1963. Movietone News, Vol. 42, No. 80
referencedIn William James Connell papers., 1959-1972. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [FEB. 6]
referencedIn Eugene Earle Collection, 1939-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. The Sinatra treasures / Bob Hope, interview. ; Frank Sinatra, participant ; Frank Sinatra, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Robert Chester Ruark Papers, 1942-1965 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Grover Sales Collection, 1940-2004 Archive of Recorded Sound
referencedIn Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Audio-visual collection, 1952-1978. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn DeMartino, Manfred F. Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945. Library of Congress
referencedIn Wilson, Earl, 1907-1987. Earl Wilson Collection, [ca. 1932]-1983. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Louis Kaufman Collection, 1925-2008 Library of Congress. Music Division
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associatedWith Albee, Edward, 1928- person
associatedWith Albee, Edward, 1928- person
associatedWith Albert Einstein College of Medicine. corporateBody
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associatedWith Armed Forces Radio Service. corporateBody
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associatedWith Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 person
associatedWith Bowes, Edward, Major, 1874-1946 person
associatedWith Bracco, Francis Paul person
associatedWith Bracco, Francis Paul. person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Connell, William James, 1925- person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith C.W. Post College. B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library. Special collections. corporateBody
associatedWith David, Leon T. person
associatedWith De Martino, Manfred F. person
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associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Jeffers person
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associatedWith Earle, Eugene. person
associatedWith E. Y. Harburg person
associatedWith Frederick and Rose Plaut person
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associatedWith George A. Smathers Libraries. Dept. of Special and Area Studies Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Hancock, Robert E., Jr. person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hofstra University. corporateBody
associatedWith Hope, Bob, 1903-2003. person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix. person
correspondedWith Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994. person
associatedWith Kilgallen, Dorothy person
associatedWith Kyser, Georgia Carroll. person
associatedWith Kyser, Kay. person
associatedWith Lewis, Madge, 1914-2003. person
associatedWith Linet, Beverly. person
associatedWith Mack, Ted, person
associatedWith MacLaine, Shirley, 1934- person
associatedWith Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985. person
associatedWith Marietta Tree person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith May, Billy. person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 person
correspondedWith Milton Caniff person
associatedWith Motion Picture and Television Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State). Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Plaut, Frederick, 1907-1985. person
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Riddle, Nelson, 1921-1985. person
associatedWith RKO Radio Pictures corporateBody
associatedWith RKO Radio Pictures, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith Rogers, Robert, 1921- person
correspondedWith Ruark, Robert Chester, 1915-1965 person
associatedWith Sales, Grover, Mr. person
associatedWith Sands Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.). Advertising and Promotion Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sirica, John J. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Starr, Jimmy, person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966. person
associatedWith Unger, Arthur person
correspondedWith Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-1990. person
associatedWith Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 person
associatedWith Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 person
associatedWith Wilder, Alec person
associatedWith Wilder, Alec person
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correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Male singers--Archives
Male actors--Archives
Entertainers--Archives
Occupation
Actors
Performer
Singers
Activity

Person

Birth 1915

Birth 1915-12-12

Death 1998-05-14

Americans

English,

English

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