Celebrating Sinatra’s Centenary
By Elliot Thorpe
“May you live to be 100, and may the last voice you hear be mine.” With this statement intended to be tongue in cheek, there was something prophetic in its delivery. Perhaps the man who said it, one Francis Albert Sinatra, couldn’t even imagine it would ever be possible.
Incredibly, 2015 sees Sinatra’s centenary, his 100th birthday.
He was a man of many parts and one steeped in rumours from his political interactions, his Mafia connections, his family, and his alleged promiscuity. It was once said of him that he was who every man wanted to be and who every woman wanted to be with. Yet who was Frank Sinatra really? Some may attest to knowing, but the one we see is the one up there on stage, singing, dropping a few one liners and generally being the straight man to the Rat Pack.” to read the full article, download the free eCopy of SEARCH Magazine‘s Fall Issue.