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Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998


Frank Sinatra was a singer who performed in several hotels and casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada with the group called the"Rat Pack". Francis "Frank" Albert Sinatra was born on December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Sinatra began singing at an early age and played in many different theaters in New York and New Jersey before being recruited by Columbia Records in 1943. In 1951, after recording many well-recieved songs with Columbia and Reprise Records, Sinatra began performing live at the Desert Inn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sinatra continued to record albums until his retirement in 1995. Frank Sinatra passed away on May 14, 1998 at the age of 82.


Weatherford, Mike, and Carol Cling. "Entertainment world mourns friend, mentor." Las Vegas Review-Journal, May 16, 1998.