Lester Sacks; Managed Sinatra's Music Company

Lester Sacks, 90, managed Frank Sinatra's music company and represented Eddie Fisher. Sinatra used Sacks' home to hide from reporters and marry actress Ava Gardner, said Adrienne Ellis, Sacks' daughter. "I wasn't allowed to tell any of my friends," said Ellis, a teen-ager at the time. Sacks managed Sinatra's music publishing company, Ellis said. He also negotiated Fisher's first recording contract, but after realizing the job would force him to spend too much time away from home, urged Fisher to find another manager, Ellis said. On Sept. 21 in Philadelphia.

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