US singer and actor with Italian origins. Born: 12 December 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. Died: 14 May 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Nicknamed “The Voice,” “Ol’ Blue Eyes,” “The Chairman Of The Board,” and “Frankie Boy.” Beginning his musical career in the swing era with and , Sinatra became a solo artist with great success after signing with in March 1943; he stayed with Columbia until he got dropped by the label in June ‘52. Sinatra signed a seven-year recording contract with on March 13, 1953, and released several critically lauded albums while with Capitol. Sinatra left Capitol to found his own record label in 1960, , toured internationally, and fraternized with the Rat Pack and President in the early 1960s. Sinatra had three children, , , and , all with his first wife, Nancy Barbato . He was married three more times, to actresses and , and finally to model/showgirl Barbara Marx , to whom he was still married at his death.