Signed Photograph of "Old Blue Eyes" Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra Autographed Photograph.
Item Number: 30061
San Francisco: 1981.
Signed halftone portrait of Frank Sinatra. Signed on the front of the program, “Peace and Love Frank Sinatra 6-19-81.” In near fine condition. This is a four page program for a benefit for The Mental Health and Child Abuse Foundation of San Francisco, which was held on June 19, 1981, where it was signed. Sinatra was accompanied by Rich Little for this benefit. Measures 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches.
Frank Sinatra 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 music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants, Sinatra began his musical career in the swing era with bandleaders Harry James and Tommy Dorsey. Sinatra found success as a solo artist after he signed with Columbia Records in 1943, becoming the idol of the "bobby soxers". He released his debut album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra, in 1946. Sinatra's professional career had stalled by the early 1950s, and he turned to Las Vegas, where he became one of its best known performers as part of the Rat Pack. His career was reborn in 1953 with the success of From Here to Eternity and his subsequent Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Sinatra released several critically lauded albums, including In the Wee Small Hours (1955), Songs for Swingin' Lovers! (1956), Come Fly with Me (1958), Only the Lonely (1958) and Nice 'n' Easy (1960).