According to his publicist, Tony Bennett passed away. He was a silky American singer who had a long-lasting hit with “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” and was always cool enough to win over newer generations of fans.
Bennett, 96, was. Age-related factors led to his death in his New York City residence, according to a statement from his spokesperson Sylvia Weiner.
The former singing waiter was referred to as “the best singer in the business” by none other than Frank Sinatra after he rose to fame in the 1950s. In the future, Bennett would go on to win 20 Grammys, including a lifetime achievement award.