Legendary American singer Tony Bennett dies aged 96

Legendary American singer Tony Bennett dies aged 96

Iconic American singer, 96, Tony Bennett, died on July 21, announced on his Twitter account.

A spokesperson for Tony has revealed that Tony played the piano a few days before his death.

A statement posted on Tony’s Twitter account reads:
“Tony passed away on July 21. But a few days before he died, he was playing the piano and singing, and the last song he sang was ‘Because of You’.

“Tony’s song ‘Because of You’ will always be in our hearts,” the statement read.

Among those who expressed their condolences on social media for Tony’s death were Sir Ethan John; Carolyn King and Hillary Clinton also participated. Tony is the way you look tonight; He is known for songs like Body and Soul and I Left My Heart San Francisco.

He’s Lady Gaga; He has collaborated on songs with famous singers such as Aretha Franklin and Frank Sinatra.

During his more than 80-year career, Tony has sold millions of albums and won 20 Grammy Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tony’s death was confirmed to the Associated Press by his spokeswoman, Sylvia Weiner.

Winner said Tony died in his hometown of New York, but did not disclose the exact cause of death. But Tony was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2016.

“Tony not only sings classic songs, he is an American legend himself, and we celebrate his enduring contributions to American life,” the White House said in a statement. dad.