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Frank Sinatra: Through the Lens of Jazz

Players, singers, critics and producers pay tribute to the Chairman

Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra (photo: William Claxton)
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra (photo: William Claxton)
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra (photo: William Claxton)
Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra turned 83 last December and, as the 20th century draws to a close, we offer this tribute to a man whose impact on our popular culture has been preeminent.

Later this year, Hofstra University will play host to a Frank Sinatra Conference for in-depth scholarly discussions on all aspects of his life and impact including his recordings, the dynamics of courtship and love in his songs, his film and television career, his multigenerational influence, his politics and involvement with the civil rights movement, his part in the subculture of Las Vegas casinos, his philanthropy, his effect on society and even his work as a painter.

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