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The last words of Frank Sinatra

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Frank Sinatra (1915 – 1998) was an American singer, actor and entertainer and a dominant force in popular entertainment worldwide, especially during the 1950s.

He was the recipient of numerous gold discs and won an Academy Award, a lifetime achievement Grammy Award and three Golden Globe Awards.

His last words were:

I'm losing it.

Source: Reported as his last words by his wife, who was at his bedside when he died.

Background to Frank Sinatra's last words

Sinatra's huge success and influence in the field of popular music, stage and film is well known. He was also a lifelong political activist for liberal causes, especially racial equality. The only real cloud to mar his legacy are the persistent reports of his links with the Mafia. Although never proven and never the cause of any criminal charge, these rumours are widely believed.

He had been seriously ill for several months when he suffered a heart attack in May 1998 and died soon afterwards in hospital. His wife was at his side when he died but not, much to her annoyance, his daughter Nancy, who was informed too late to be there when Sinatra passed away.