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SiriusXM will honor the legacy of Tony Bennett with Completely Tony on its 40s Junction channel all through this weekend. Subscribers can take heed to channel 71 on radios and the SiriusXM App from Saturday (July 22) by Sunday (July 23) to listen to Tony’s classics and extra.

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Legendary crooner Tony Bennett, finest recognized for his dedication to the American songbook and producing requirements resembling “I Left My Coronary heart in San Francisco,” handed away Friday (July 21) at 96 — simply two weeks earlier than his birthday.

The singer died in his hometown of New York, in line with a number of stories. There was no particular trigger, however Bennett had been recognized with Alzheimer’s illness in 2016.

Through the years, Bennett — born Anthony Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926 — garnered reward for his jazz-inspired phrasing and heat onstage persona, with followers from era-spanning fellow singers like Frank Sinatra and Woman Gaga. Having launched 70 albums all through his profession, Bennett was the winner of 20 GRAMMY Awards, together with a Lifetime Achievement Award, in addition to two Primetime Emmys. His closing reside performances passed off at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor in New York Metropolis in 2021 with Woman Gaga.

Bennett is survived by his spouse, Susan Benedetto, his two sons, Danny and Dae Bennett, his daughters, Johanna Bennett and Antonia Bennett, and his 9 grandchildren.

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