(The Official Centenary Book)
- ISBN 9780500517826
- 34.50 x 27.50 cm
- PLC with acetate jacket
- Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
- First published 2015
A captivating tribute to one of the best-loved performers the world has ever known
‘This is Frank Sinatra as you’ve never seen him before, in an intimate collection of rare and unpublished photographs to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth’ – The Mail on Sunday
‘A captivating visual insight into the highs and lows of the life and career of the performer … a must-have for Sinatra fans’– CSMA Clublife
'A visual treat … page after page of pictures in which, in one glorious get-up after another, Sinatra proves Dean Martin’s contention that it’s Frank’s world. We just live in it'– Spectator
Frank Sinatra was an entertainer of mesmerizing talent, charisma and style. As well as being one of the bestselling musical artists of all time, he was an Academy Award-winning actor who starred in over sixty movies, and a cultural icon of seismic influence.
Published as part of the celebrations to commemorate Frank Sinatra’s one-hundredth birthday, Sinatra 100 follows the full trajectory of his remarkable life, from his childhood in 1930s New Jersey through legendary Las Vegas performances in the 1960s to world tours that extended into his late seventies.
Created in close collaboration with the Sinatra family and Frank Sinatra Enterprises, this momentous book captures the man in public and private, with exclusive unseen photographs and memorabilia from the family archives, as well as the most iconic images, outtakes and contact sheets from celebrated photo shoots.
In candid accounts from his closest friends and associates, a portrait emerges of a man who was intensely loyal to his friends, enthusiastically devoted to charity and who demonstrated exceptional stamina and resilience in a career that spanned an incredible six decades.
Featuring afterwords by Nancy Sinatra, Frank Sinatra Jr. and Tina Sinatra, Sinatra 100 is the definitive celebration of the ultimate entertainer, whose unique and enduring legacy continues to win him fans in every generation, all over the world.
Charles Pignone is a producer and writer. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Sinatra Treasures, The Sinatra Family Photo Album and co-author of The Copa: Jules Podell and The Hottest Club North Of Havana. He has produced numerous albums including Frank Sinatra: Nothing But The Best and the television special Sinatra Sings. Pignone has been associated with the Sinatra family for over thirty years.
Tony Bennett is a singer and painter. In terms of his artistry and accomplishments, Mr. Bennett is in a class of his own.
Steve Wynn who contributes a forward, is the founder of Wynn Resorts Ltd. Mr. Wynn is a visionary and legendary figure in the hotel and casino industry.