Frank Sinatra's Widow, Barbara, Dies At 90

Barbara Sinatra Frank Sinatra wife dead age 90

Frank Sinatra and Barbara Sinatra pose with at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on May 23, 1976.

Barbara Sinatra, widow of singer Frank Sinatra, died on Tuesday at 90.

Barbara married Frank in 1976 and remained his wife for almost 22 years - the longest of his 4 marriages. The couple did not have children together.

"She died comfortably surrounded by family and friends at her home", a close friend told the Desert Sun.


Barbara's 2011 autobiography Lady Blue Eyes: My Life with Frank shares many such interesting details about her grand romance and wild life in show business.

She was the last of Sinatra's four wives, their partnership being the longest lasting of the Fly Me To The Moon singer's marriages. Though they knew each other for some time before things became romantic, the change was sudden and took place while Barbara was still married.

The center has reportedly assisted victims of the largest child abuse cases in the desert, according to the Desert Sun. "It's something you can't explain why or how it happened". She had one son, Robert Marx, with a far less successful lounge singer named Bob Oliver.

Barbara Sinatra's professional career included modelling for Vogue and Life magazines and she previously spent time at Frank Sinatra's Palm Springs home during her previous marriage to Zeppo Marx, of the famous Marx Brothers comedy family. "You worry about new ones, '" Sinatra said. Barbara Sinatra was known for her activism for children, raising money for a facility that would provide services and counseling for kids suffering from abuse.

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