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3 AUGUST 1926 - Birth of Tony Bennett (Benedetto), American Grammy Award-winning singer. Tony Bennett (born Anthony Dominick Benedetto...singer of popular music, standards and jazz. After having achieved artistic and commercial success in the 1950s and early 1960s, his career suffered an extended downturn during the height of the rock music era. Bennett staged a comeback, however, in the late 1980s and 1990s, expanding his audience to a younger generation while keeping his musical style intact. He remains a popular and critically praised recording artist and concert performer in the 2000s. Bennett is also a serious and accomplished painter.

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