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Frank Sinatra Jr.

Franklin Wayne Sinatra (born January 10, 1944), professionally known as Frank Sinatra, Jr., is an American singer, songwriter and conductor. Frank Jr. is the son of legendary musician and actor Frank Sinatra (born "Francis Albert") and Nancy Barbato Sinatra, his first wife. He is the younger brother of singer and actress Nancy Sinatra, and the older brother of television producer Tina Sinatra. In 1963, at the age of 19, Sinatra was kidnapped and released two days later after payment of a ransom. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey into the household of one of the most popular singers in the world, Frank Jr. hardly saw his father, who was constantly on the road either performing or working in films. However, Frank Jr. recalls wanting to become a piano player and songwriter from his earliest days. His Father named him after Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was President at the time of his birth. Sinatra was kidnapped, at the age of 19, on December 8, 1963 at Harrah's Lake Tahoe (room 417). The country's mood was tense, as this occurred just a couple of weeks following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Sinatra was released two days later after his father paid the $240,000 (about

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