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Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
Singer; actor; painter
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Tony Bennett Fast Facts:
Performed at the opening of the Triborough Bridge in 1936, at the age of 9.
After serving in WWII, he joined the Army military band and sang under the name Joe Bari.
While touring with Bob Hope in 1949, Hope suggested he change his name to Tony Bennett.
In 1952, when he married his first wife, 2,000 young women dressed in black staged a mock protest in front of the church.
Is an accomplished painter with a studio in New York City; was chosen to be the official artist for the 2001 Kentucky Derby, and was commissioned for two paintings by the United Nations.
Has had albums chart in every decade from the 1950s through the 2010s.
Tony Bennett Relationships:
Anna Suraci Benedetto - Mother
Patricia Beech - Ex-wife
John Benedetto - Brother
Antonia Bennett - Daughter
Daegal 'Dae' Bennett - Son
Susan Crow - Wife
Joanna Bennett - Daughter
D'Andrea 'Danny' Bennett - Son
John Benedetto - Father
Sandra Grant - Ex-wife
Tony Bennett Awards:
1993 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
1992 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
1996 Emmy: Outstanding Performance for a Variety or Music Program - Winner
1962 Grammy: Record of the Year - Winner
2002 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Winner
2003 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Winner
1999 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
1962 Grammy: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
1994 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
1994 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
1997 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
2006 Grammy: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
2006 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Winner
1996 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
2007 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
2012 Emmy: Outstanding Variety Special - Nominee
2011 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Winner
2011 Grammy: Best Pop Duo/Group Performance - Winner
2005 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Winner
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