The Life, Music and Genius of Frank Sinatra – clip
Anna Celenza / Johns Hopkins University
In TIME magazine’s list of “The 100 Most Important People of the Frank Sinatra gave 20th-century America a voice. Through his music, stage shows, films and abashedly public private life, he offered audiences a vision of the “American Dream” that contrasted greatly with the suburban ideal of the hardworking man. Sinatra was entirely in tune with his audiences’ needs and desires. But this isn’t what made him great.
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