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Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives he carried his own P. With the help of George Evans Sinatra's genius press agent , his image was shaped into that of a street thug and punk who was saved by his first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra. In he started his solo career, instantly finding fame as the king of the bobbysoxers--the young women and girls who were his fans--and becoming the most popular singer of the era among teenage music fans. About that time his film career was also starting in earnest, and after appearances in a few small films, he struck box-office gold with a lead role in Anchors Aweigh with Gene Kelly , a Best Picture nominee at the Academy Awards. Sinatra was awarded a special Oscar for his part in a short film that spoke out against intolerance, The House I Live In A controversial public affair with screen siren Ava Gardner broke up his marriage to Nancy Barbato Sinatra and did his career little good, and his record sales dwindled. He continued to act, although in lesser films such as Meet Danny Wilson , and a vocal cord hemorrhage all but ended his career. He fought back, though, finally securing a role he desperately wanted--Maggio in From Here to Eternity He won an Oscar for best supporting actor and followed this with a scintillating performance as a cold-blooded assassin hired to kill the US President in Suddenly
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Singer and actor Frank Sinatra rose to fame singing big band numbers. The only child of Sicilian immigrants, a teenaged Sinatra decided to become a singer after watching Bing Crosby perform in the mids. He'd already been a member of the glee club in his high school and began to sing at local nightclubs. Radio exposure brought him to the attention of bandleader Harry James, with whom Sinatra made his first recordings, including "All or Nothing at All. After two years of chart-topping success with Dorsey, Sinatra decided to strike out on his own. Between and , Sinatra's solo career blossomed as the singer charted a slew of hit singles.
Frank Sinatra was an American singer and motion picture actor and one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry. American singer and actor Frank Sinatra recorded numerous songs over the course of his career, many of which were beloved by his fans. Upon hearing the recordings of Bing Crosby , Sinatra was inspired as a teenager to choose popular singing as a vocation. The group toured the country that year, but Sinatra was the only member with serious musical ambitions, and they soon disbanded. For the next few years, Sinatra sang with local dance bands and for remote radio broadcasts. In , while singing and waiting tables at the Rustic Cabin in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, he was discovered and hired by trumpeter Harry James , who had recently quit the Benny Goodman Orchestra to start his own band.