- Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped in 1963 when he was 19; his father paid a $240,000 ransom
- He once told a newspaper that his father was as good a father as possible, considering career demands
- Sinatra Jr. was his dad's bandleader during the legend's final years
(CNN)Frank Sinatra Jr., the son of the legendary entertainer who had a long musical career of his own, died Wednesday, said manager Andrea Kauffman.
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Frank Sinatra Jr and send my sympathy to Tina and Nancy and the Sinatra family.— Tony Bennett (@itstonybennett) March 17, 2016
CNN's Keith Allen and Henry Hanks contributed to this report.