- Title: Frank Sinatra's 4th wife Barbara dies at age 90
- Date: 25th July 2017
- Summary: NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FILE - NOVEMBER 30, 1995) (REUTERS) ****WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** VARIOUS OF FRANK SINATRA AND HIS WIFE BARBARA CUTTING POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AT 80TH BIRTHDAY EVENT VARIOUS OF BARBARA AND FRANK SINATRA CUTTING CAKE TO MARK HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY
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- Keywords: Barbara Sinatra Frank Sinatra death Rancho Mirage
- Location: LOS ANGELES AND BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA/NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
- City: LOS ANGELES AND BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA/NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Music
- Reuters ID: LVA0016R7WF9J
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- Story Text: Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of singer Frank Sinatra, died on Tuesday (July 25) at the age of 90, her representative said.
John Thoresen, director of the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center in Rancho Mirage, California, said in a statement that Sinatra died of natural causes, surrounded by her family and friends at her home in the desert city.
Born Barbara Blakely, she was a former model and Las Vegas showgirl who married the famed singer and actor in 1976. She had been married to him for 22 years when he died of a heart attack in 1998. She had previously been married to Zeppo Marx, the youngest of the Marx Brothers comedy team.
It was the longest of Frank Sinatra's marriages, which included unions with actresses Ava Gardner and Mia Farrow, and teenage sweetheart Nancy Barbato.
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