Iconic Singer Tony Bennett Dies at 96

by Teknotuf

Tony Bennett, the legendary American singer, passed away on Friday in New York, as confirmed by his longtime publicist.

He was 96 years old, only two weeks away from celebrating his 97th birthday.

The cause of death has not been immediately disclosed. In 2016, Bennett was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

His final public appearance took place in August 2021, when he graced the stage with Lady Gaga for a performance at Radio City Music Hall.

Following the news of Bennett's passing, tributes from around the globe started pouring in.

Below, you'll find a collection of some of the most notable reactions.

May you Rest in Peace, Tony Bennett! Photo from 2015

-Tweet Keith Richards @officialKeef

"He saved my life."

— Lady Gaga on Tony Bennett in a 2014 interview with People magazine

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