Tony Bennett Dies: Legendary Singer Was 96

Tony Bennett, in a publicity portrait for MAX LIEBMAN PRESENTS, (aka MAX LIEBMAN SPECTACULARS), 'The Music of Gershwin', (Season 2, ep. 209, aired May 12, 1956), 1954-1956
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Legendary singer Tony Bennett has died after a long-time battle with Alzheimer’s. He was 96. According to Variety, the iconic crooner passed away on Friday, July 21, in New York City.

Despite his illness, Bennett continued performing in later years, officially retiring in November 2021 with two final shows at Radio City Music Hall with Lady Gaga.

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