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Tony Bennett

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 in the European Theatre. Afterwards, he developed his singing technique, signed with Columbia Records, and had his first number one popular song with "Because of You" in 1951. Several top hits such as "Rags to Riches" followed in the early 1950s. Bennett then further refined his approach to encompass jazz singing. He reached an artistic peak in the late 1950s with albums such as The Beat of My Heart and Basie Swings, Bennett Sings. In 1962, Bennett recorded his signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco". His career and his personal life then suffered an extended downturn during the height of the rock music era. Bennett staged a remarkable comeback in the late 1980s and 1990s, putting out gold record albums again and expanding his audience to the MTV Generation while keeping his musical style intact. He remains a popular and critically praised recording artist and concert performer in the 2000s. Bennett has won fifteen Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards, been named an NEA Jazz Master and a Kennedy Center Honoree. He has sold over 50 million records worldwide. Bennett is also a serious and accomplished painter, creating works under the name Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is also the founder of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens.

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Aug 3, 1926 Dans Astoria - Queens - New York - USA
Crédits Movie / TV :
Apparu en premier:
Dans le movie Tony Bennett - Wonderful World: Live In San Francisco
Dernier projet:
Film MTV Unplugged Uncensored 2017-05-25
Connu pour
Poster of Blue Bloods
Poster of Entourage
Poster of American Idol
Poster of Les Simpson
Film Tony Bennett - Wonderful World: Live In San Francisco 2018
Film MTV Unplugged Uncensored Himself 2017-05-25
Film Long Island Music Hall of Fame's 1st Induction Awards Gala Himself 2017-05-15
Film Sleep Eaters Mad Dog 2017-04-01
Film Find Your Groove Himself 2017-05-22
Film How Playboy Changed the World Himself 2017-05-21
Film Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark Himself 2016-10-09
Film The 57th Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Performer 2015-02-08
Film The Library of Congress: Gershwin Prize for Popular Song - Billy Joel Himself 2015-01-02
Film Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life an All Star Grammy Salute Himself - Performer 2015-02-16
Film Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert Himself - Performer 2015-12-06
Film Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert 2015-12-06
Film Amy Himself 2015-07-03
Series Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Himself 2015-04-05
Film Muppets Most Wanted Tony Bennett 2014-03-21
Film Les Muppets 2 - Opération Muppets Himself 2014-03-20
Film Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Cheek To Cheek Live 2014-10-24
Film Christmas in Rockefeller Center Himself - Performer 2014-12-03
Film John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly Himself 2014-04-06
Film The Kennedy Center Honors Himself - Presenter 2013-12-29
Film The 54th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2012-02-12
Film The Zen of Bennett Himself 2012-11-02
Film Tony Bennett - Duets II - The Great Performances 2012-03-06
Film Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium Himself 2011-02-28
Series 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Himself - Presenter 2011-08-28
Film A Very Gaga Thanksgiving Tony Bennett 2011-11-24
Film The Royal Variety Performance 2011 Himself - Performer 2011-12-14
Film Christmas in Rockefeller Center Himself - Special Guest 2011-11-30
Film Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Himself: Singer 2010-06-05
Film The Last Play at Shea 2010-04-25
Film Les Paul: Live in New York Himself 2010-08-24
Series Blue Bloods Himself 2010-09-24
Film The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Himself 2010-10-30
Film The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Himself 2010-10-30
Film Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Himself 2009-01-01
Film The 50th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2008-02-10
Film Christmas in Rockefeller Center Himself 2008-12-03
Film Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Himself 2008-11-27
Film Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York Himself 2007-04-04
Film Truth in Terms of Beauty Himself 2007-03-14
Film Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven Himself 2007-04-11
Film Movies Rock Himself 2007-12-07
Film The 49th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2007-02-11
Film Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven Himself 2007-04-11
Film The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Co-Perfomer and Winner: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 2007-09-16
Film Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore Himself 2007-10-19
Film Clint Eastwood Presents Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends Himself 2007-09-12
Film Tony Bennett: An American Classic Himself 2006-11-21
Film The 2006 Billboard Music Awards Himself 2006-12-04
Film Saturday Swings Himself 2005-10-01
Film More All-Time Greatest Love Songs Himself 2005-02-19
Film Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets Himself 2004-03-01
Film The 58th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Performer 2004-06-06
Film The 46th Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Presenter 2004-02-08
Series The Celebrity Apprentice Unknown 2004-01-08
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Series The Casino Unknown 2004-06-14
Film Christmas in Rockefeller Center Himself - Performer 2004-11-30
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The X Factor Unknown 2004-09-04
Film Bruce Almighty Himself 2003-05-23
Film The 45th Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Presenter 2003-02-23
Series Canadian Idol Unknown 2003-06-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song Himself 2002-04-14
Film The 44th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 2002-02-27
Film Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace Himself - Performer 2002-06-03
Film Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace Himself 2002-06-03
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Film Princess Diana: The Uncrowned Queen Himself 2001-06-12
Film Christmas in Rockefeller Center Himself 2001-11-28
Film 75th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Himself 2001-11-22
Series MTV Unplugged: Ballads Himself 2000-02-08
Series Rove Unknown 1999-09-22
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Film The 39th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1997-02-26
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Film The 1997 Billboard Music Awards Himself 1997-12-08
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Film The 38th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1996-02-28
Series Mundo VIP Unknown 1996-04-21
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Suddenly Susan Unknown 1996-09-19
Film The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner 1996-09-08
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Film Super Bowl XXIX Himself 1995-01-29
Film Sinatra: 80 Years My Way Himself 1995-12-14
Film The 36th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1994-03-01
Film The 21st Annual American Music Awards Himself 1994-02-07
Series Space Ghost Coast to Coast Unknown 1994-04-15
Film Elvis: The Tribute Himself - Performer 1994-12-15
Film Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame Himself 1994-09-06
Film Hopes for the Holidays Himself 1994-12-14
Series 1994 MTV Video Music Awards Himself 1994-09-08
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Film The 35th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1993-02-24
Film The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Himself 1993-12-29
Film Legend to Legend Night: A Celebrity Cavalcade Himself 1993-12-28
Series 1993 MTV Video Music Awards Himself - Presenter 1993-09-17
Series Bruce's Guest Night Unknown 1992-04-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Film The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards Himself - Performer 1991-02-20
Series Evening Shade Unknown 1990-09-21
Film Christmas with the Stars: An International Earthquake Benefit Himself 1989-05-18
Series MTV Unplugged Unknown 1989-11-26
Series Les Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Film The 59th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Performer 1987-03-30
Series CBS This Morning Himself 1987-11-30
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Series Doris Day's Best Friends Unknown 1985-07-16
Film The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Performer 1985-09-22
Film Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Himself 1985-11-28
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Film The 25th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1983-02-23
Series SCTV Network 90 Unknown 1981-05-16
Film The First 40 Years Himself 1980-01-03
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Series King Himself 1978-02-12
Film Sinatra and Friends Himself - Singer 1977-04-21
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Film Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly Himself 1973-02-11
Series Playboy After Dark Unknown 1969-01-18
Series The Barbara McNair Show Unknown 1969-09-13
Series The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Unknown 1969-01-22
Series The Doris Day Show Unknown 1968-09-24
Film The Oscar Hymie Kelly 1966-03-04
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series Shindig! Unknown 1964-09-16
Series The Dick Clark Show Unknown 1958-02-15
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series The Twentieth Century Unknown 1957-10-20
Series The Tony Bennett Show 1956-08-11
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20