The son of the legendary American singer and actor Frank Sinatra died in the city of Daytona Beach, Florida, a 73-year life. It is reported in Thursday, March 17, Associated Press referring to his family.
The cause of death of Frank Sinatra, Jr., according to preliminary data, was the stopping of the heart.
According to Reuters, Sinatra Jr. was supposed to perform in Daytona Beach a few songs of his father, but the concert was canceled at the last moment because of his poor health. Local edition Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that Sinatra Jr. died in the hospital.
Sinatra, Jr. was born in 1944 in New Jersey in a family of singer Frank Sinatra and his first wife Nancy Barbato. At age 19, he was kidnapped and released two days later after his father paid the kidnappers a ransom of $ 240 thousand dollars. Criminals were soon caught and sentenced to long prison terms.
As a teenager, Sinatra Jr. gave concerts in small clubs, then he became a singer jazz band Sam Donahue. Early in his career Sinatra Jr. often went on tour, he has starred in several television series and television shows, including with his sister, singer Nancy Sinatra. In 1988, Sinatra, Jr. was the musical director and arranger of songs of his father
Frank Sinatra (1915-1998.) – Ten times winner of the “Grammy” award and many other awards. It is called the legend of the music industry of the XX century. During 50 years of active creative activity of the singer wrote about 100 popular songs – mostly romantic ballads. In addition, Sinatra starred in more than 60 films, the most famous of which were “On the Town”, “From Here to Eternity,” “The Man with the Golden Arm,” “High Society,” “Pride and Passion”, “Eleven Ocean’s Twelve “(1960) and” The Manchurian candidate. »