Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) was an American singer, actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.
Franc Sinatra was born in New-jersey in the family of Italian immigrants. Sinatra began his musical career in the swing era with bandleaders Harry James and Tommy Dorsey. Sinatra’s success had started as a solo artist after he signed with Columbia Records in 1943. Soon he became one of its best-known residency performers, who rapidly gained fame. His musical work was remarkably productive, that is proved by his 59 studio albums and about 300 compositions. In 1953 Sinatra starred in the movie “From here to Eternity”, which brought to the artist the awards of Oscar and Golden Globe. Since then, he has appeared more and more often in Hollywood movies and musicals. In addition to the above-mentioned awards, the American artist had earned 11 Grammy Awards during his career and was named as one of the most influential people of the XX century, according to the “Time”.