Frank Sinatra was an entertainer of mesmerizing talent, charisma and style; he is one of the bestselling artists of all time, an Academy Award-winning actor who starred in over 60 movies, and a cultural icon of seismic influence.
Sinatra 100 follows the full trajectory of this remarkable life. His career stretched over seven astonishing decades. In the 1930s he incited bobby-soxer riots while singing with the Tommy Dorsey band. A solo artist with a burgeoning movie career by the 1940s, he became one of the first teen idols. During the 1950s, Sinatra recorded the first-ever concept album, In the Wee Small Hours, while Hollywood roles in From Here to Eternity and The Man with the Golden Arm brought new acclaim. By the 1960s he had started his own record label (Reprise) and appeared alongside his Rat Pack buddies in a series of legendary gigs in Las Vegas. Through the 1970s, 1980s and into the 1990s,
Frank continued to sell out arenas worldwide and, after 60 years’ recording, he was given the Grammy Living Legend Award in 1994. Frank Sinatra died in 1998. His legacy speaks for itself.
This momentous book captures Sinatra in public and private, and in a scintillatingly original way. Over half of the material has never been published before and includes exclusive unseen photographs, memorabilia and ephemera from the family archives, alongside iconic images from legendary photoshoots.
Only available in French language version