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Biography:
Birth Name: Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Birth Place: Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1949–present
Genres: Traditional Pop, Jazz

Tony Bennett (born Anthony Dominick Benedetto, August 3, 1926) is an American singer of popular music, standards, show tunes and jazz. Raised in New York City, Bennett began singing at an early age. He fought in the final stages of World War II as an infantryman with the U.S. Army. Afterwards, he developed his singing technique and signed with Columbia Records, His first big hit was “Because of You,” which reached #1 in 1951 and stayed there for 10 weeks, selling over a million copies. This was followed by another #1 hit later that year with a similarly-styled rendition of Hank Williams's “Cold, Cold Heart.” A third #1 came in 1953 with “Rags to Riches.” Later that year the pro...

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Albums:

Winter Wonderland

Big Band Bash - Tony Bennett & Count Basie

Cheek To Cheek (Deluxe)

Cheek To Cheek

Anything Goes

Try Walkin' In My Shoes

Best Of (Succès De Légendes)

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Just Tony Bennett

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