One of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century, one of the best-selling singers of all time, a timeless iconic figure, there are numerous things to remember the legend Frank Sinatra by. Sinatra’s steady popularity and impact, perhaps, can only be expressed in his own words: “When I sing, I believe. I’m honest.” Below are 26 captivating photographs capture the singer performing on stage from the 1940s to 1980s:
Frank Sinatra with the Leo Reisman orchestra, 1943. Photo by Constantin Joffe/Vogue/Condé Nast.
Frank Sinatra performs on stage at University High School in Los Angeles, October 1955. Nancy Sinatra was a student at the school. Photo by Bob Willoughby.
Frank Sinatra performs live on stage at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, February 1960. Photo by Bob Willoughby.
Frank Sinatra sings onstage at the Eden Roc hotel, Miami, 1965. Photo by John Dominis/LIFE.
Frank Sinatra bowing to audience with the Count Basie Band during a performance at the Sands Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, 1965. Photo by John Dominis/LIFE.