Tony Bennett

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Bennett in 2008

Tony Bennett (born Anthony Dominick Benedetto, August 3, 1926) is an American singer who is best known for his song I Left My Heart in San Francisco. He was born at St John’s Hospital in Long Island, New York.[1]

He has been married three times and has four children.

He has many awards including a Grammy Award. Bennett is a Democrat and attended the 2012 Democratic National Convention in support of President Obama's re-election.[2] In 2014, Bennett made an album with Lady Gaga titled Cheek to Cheek.

In February 2021, Bennett said that he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2016.[3]

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  1. Bennett, Tony (2012). The Good Life: The Autobiography Of Tony Bennett. Simon and Schuster. p. 1898. ISBN 978-1-4711-0929-4.
  2. Tran, Vivyan (September 7, 2012). "Celebrities spotted at the Democratic National Convention". Politico.
  3. Colapinto, John (February 2, 2021). "Tony Bennett's Battle With Alzheimer's". AARP Magazine. Retrieved February 2, 2021.

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