Italian American Lecture Series: Sinatra: The Television Factor

This lecture with Will Friedwald will feature a compilation and narration of rarely seen Sinatra TV performances. A century after his birth, Frank Sinatra still looms large in the American imagination and in our popular culture. Join us as we celebrate his 100th birthday and his extraordinary life and career with a series of lectures, interviews, and a master class followed by musical interludes by Hofstra students, professional singers and musicians from The Great American Song Book.

Will Friedwald, Author, Sinatra! The Song Is You: A Singer’s Art (Da Capo Press)
Introduction: Robert Foster, Executive Director, Hoboken Historical Museum
Current Exhibition at the Hoboken Historical Museum: Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans
August 2, 2015-July 3, 2016


Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Time: 8:00 p.m. 

Location: Student Centetr Theater, Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus


This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP below using the RSVP for this Event link.  One reservation per person. When RSVPing please limit the party number to a maximum of 2 people: "Myself, plus 1 guest." Please register for each Sinatra event separately as this is part of a series

Reservations will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. The participation of active musicians, scholars and performers is subject to the priority of their professional commitments.

For more information, contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit

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Student Center Theater
Student Center - Sondra and David S. Mack
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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