Tony Bennett dies at 96, leaves ‘irreplaceable' impression on celebrities, admirers

Celebrities, friends, and admirers are mourning the death of Grammy winner and beloved musical legend Tony Bennett whose career spanned over seven decades. Bennett, who would have turned 97 in two weeks, died in his hometown of New York, his publicist Sylvia Weiner told the Associated Press.

Though the cause of death was not immediately disclosed, Bennett has been battling Alzheimer’s disease since 2016, his wife Susan Benedetto confirmed in 2021. The pop vocalist won 20 Grammy Awards, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and the hearts of many throughout his lifelong career.

Bennett has left a lasting impression on friends and fellow artists and

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