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Tony Bennett, the king of the American songbook, died Friday morning in New York City at the age of 96.

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Tony Bennett was an American classic singer for more than 70 years.

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He was born Anthony Dominick Benedetto in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens N.Y.

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Tony Bennett's net worth in 2023 was around $200 million.

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He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2016 but he did not take a break from releasing new music.

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Tony Bennett began his career as a singer-waiter and rose to fame with the song "I Left My Heart In San Francisco" in 1962.

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"I Left My Heart In San Francisco" was an international hit, earning him two Grammy Awards.

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He reached the Billboard Top 10 in 2021 for his second duet album with Lady Gaga, Love For Sale.

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He enjoyed an extensive career, including 20 Grammys and an Emmy.

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Bennett has performed in small venues and on some television such as The Muppet Show, The Simpsons, David Letterman and MTV.

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