Which are your favorite Tony Bennett quotes? Tony Bennett is an American singer, performer, and painter. He is most popularly recognized for his signature song ‘I Left My Heart in San Francisco’. Bennett encompasses various genres of music ranging from traditional pop standards, show tunes, to jazz singing. Throughout his years as a singer, he has...

Tony Bennett has taken his final bow. The 95-year-old singer performed his last-ever show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Thursday, accompanied by his longtime collaborator, Lady Gaga. An eyewitness told ET that the show, titled One Last Time: An Evening With Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, was "so special." "Lady Gaga was so sweet about h...

Aug. 3 is no longer a regular day in New York State, it is now 'Tony Bennett Day," Governor Andrew Cuomo announced. This proclamation comes on Bennett's 95th birthday, as he prepared to take to the Radio City Stage in the first of his two final public performances in New York City. "You would be hard-pressed to find someone who has made more of a c...

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett, 95, announced his retirement from the stage following two concerts with Lady Gaga, at Radio City Music Hall, New York, on August 3 and 5. Bennett and Lady Gaga released in 2014 the album Cheek To Cheek. About her bond with the crooner, Gaga defined it conclusively: “He saved my life.” The news of Tony Bennett’s retir...

Jazz singer Tony Bennett always looms large in my mind because of the elegant way he artistically embraces humanity. Awareness of Tony Bennett came my way when his music greeted me as a child, especially on Sunday during Italian American family dinners. With the delicious sauce covered ravioli and crisp Italian bread, we also had the vital ingredie...

You may know the singer Tony Bennett as one of America’s last great crooners who has touched generations of fans with such romantic ballads as “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” and “I’ll Be Seeing You.” But before he was a lover, he was a fighter, who spent time serving in World War II. The horrors that Bennett witnessed on the battlefield led thi...

On an afternoon in early November, I arrived at Tony Bennett's home on the 15th floor of a high-rise on the southern edge of New York City's Central Park. The sprawling three-bedroom apartment's wall of windows opens on a heart-stopping view of the park and floods the rooms with a steady north light — “a painter's dream,” as Bennett once said — whi...

Singer Tony Bennett, 94, has encouraged people to shop in their local corner stores, marking Small Business Saturday. "Today I encourage you all to #ShopSmall!," he tweeted at the weekend. "When my family first immigrated to America, they owned a small grocery store in New York. They taught me the value of supporting small businesses, and today I h...

Leave it to one of the world’s greatest entertainers, Tony Bennett, to recognize the power of a kitchen sing-along. With clubs, theatres and bars closed for large gatherings, the pleasure of a spontaneous dance party in the kitchen can brighten any meal. On Friday, the singer shared a Spotify playlist and an inspirational video called “Italian Cook...

More than 30 celebrities will join the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in celebrating NIAF’s 45th Anniversary Gala virtually and honoring Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Dr. Fauci will be presented NIAF’s 2020 Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadersh...