Tony Bennett, a legendary figure in American music, has passed away at the age of 96. Known for his mastery of the Great American Songbook, Bennett's influential career spanned several decades, enchanting audiences with his unique jazz-infused style.
His death was confirmed by his publicist Sylvia Weiner, who disclosed that he died in his hometown of New York. The specific cause of death has not been revealed, although it is known that Bennett had been battling Alzheimer's disease since 2016.
His immense contribution to music will continue to be cherished by generations to come.