, Santopietro stated that by the early 1980s, Sinatra's voice had "coarsened, losing much of its power and flexibility, but audiences didn't care".  He agreed to marry her after an incident at "The Rustic Cabin" which led to his arrest. [af], In the late 1960s, Sinatra became known for playing detectives, including Tony Rome in Tony Rome (1967) and its sequel Lady In Cement (1968). Frank married his fourth and final wife, Barbara, in 1976 when he was 61 years old and she was 49 years old and the couple stayed together until his death in 1998, making it his longest marriage. But I believe that to counter her steel will he'd developed his own. " Sinatra performed for four weeks at the theatre, his act following the Benny Goodman orchestra, after which his contract was renewed for another four weeks by Bob Weitman due to his popularity. He would spend weeks thinking about the songs he wanted to record, and would keep an arranger in mind for each song.  The couple formally announced their separation on October 29, 1953, through MGM. The documents include accounts of Sinatra as the target of death threats and extortion schemes. Godspeed, Momma.
Rocky Fortune), a "footloose and fancy free" temporary worker for the Gridley Employment Agency who stumbles into crime-solving. , In 1938, Sinatra found employment as a singing waiter at a roadhouse called "The Rustic Cabin" in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, for which he was paid $15 a week. , Sinatra was close friends with Jilly Rizzo, songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen, golfer Ken Venturi, comedian Pat Henry and baseball manager Leo Durocher.  Sinatra had recorded Denver's "Leaving on a Jet Plane" and "My Sweet Lady" for Sinatra & Company (1971), and according to Denver, his song "A Baby Just Like You" was written at Sinatra's request for his new grandchild, Angela.  He was awarded the Key to the City of Hoboken by Mayor Fred M. De Sapio on October 30, 1947. ", "He'd always been critical of his voice, and that only intensified as he got older. Sinatra was also heavily involved with politics from the mid-1940s, and actively campaigned for presidents such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.  In a 2015 CBS Sunday Morning interview, Nancy Sinatra dismissed the claim as "nonsense". She is an actress and producer, known for The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Sinatra (1992) and Mannix (1967).  At one recording session with arranger Claus Ogerman and an orchestra, Sinatra heard "a couple of little strangers" in the string section, prompting Ogerman to make corrections to what were thought to be copyist's errors.
Using his Las Vegas shows as a home base, he toured both within the United States and internationally until shortly before his death in 1998. , Sinatra did not serve in the military during World War II.  In 1952 and 1956, he also campaigned for Adlai Stevenson. Godspeed, Momma. and Where Are You?—his first album in stereo, with Gordon Jenkins.  The two remained friends until Sinatra's 1998 death.  A career anthology, A Man and His Music, followed in November, winning Album of the Year at the Grammys the following year. Sinatra's lawyer, Henry Jaffe, met with Dorsey's lawyer N. Joseph Ross in Los Angeles in August 1943.  Gardner filed for divorce in June 1954, at a time when she was dating matador Luis Miguel Dominguín, but the divorce was not settled until 1957.  He could follow a lead sheet during a performance by "carefully following the patterns and groupings of notes arranged on the page" and made his own notations to the music, using his ear to detect semitonal differences. He said that if it had not been for his interest in music, he would have likely ended up in a life of crime. Jennifer Algoo is the Visuals Director at Harper's BAZAAR. During the couple’s marriage, they had three kids together: daughters Nancy, 77, and Tina, 69, and a son, Frank Sinatra Jr., who sadly died in March 2016 at age 72.
[c] Sinatra weighed 13.5 pounds (6.1 kg) at birth and had to be delivered with the aid of forceps, which caused severe scarring to his left cheek, neck, and ear, and perforated his eardrum—damage that remained for life. In one incident witnessed by Stafford backstage at the.  Rejected by Hollywood, he turned to Las Vegas and made his debut at the Desert Inn in September 1951, and also began singing at the Riverside Hotel in Reno, Nevada.