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Frank Sinatra at 100: Label ‘genius’ applies

Frank Sinatra in 1957. (wikipedia)
Frank Sinatra in 1957. (wikipedia)
In today’s culture of hyperbole, born of desperate attempts to be noticed amid the Niagara of Internet and other outpourings, the label “genius” is affixed promiscuously to evanescent popular entertainers, fungible corporate CEOs, and other perishable phenomena. But it almost fits the saloon singer — his preferred description of himself — who was born 100 years ago, on December 12, 1915, in Hoboken, N.J./George Will, National Review. More here.
Question: Was Frank Sinatra a genius, in your opinion?
 


D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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