Tony Bennett in wheelchair only weeks before death in last public sighting: video

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great singer Tony Bennett He was seen in a wheelchair in New York City a few weeks before he passed away on July 21. The iconic “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” hitmaker wore a striped polo shirt and navy blue sweatpants as he enjoyed a trip to Central Park just blocks away from his apartment, as seen in a video. Here By daily Mail, A source to the outlet said that Tony was “largely unnoticed” by other visitors to the famous park.

Tony Bennett was in Central Park a few weeks before his death on July 21, 2023. (BrosNYC/Backgrid)

The clip comes to light after Tony tragically died in his New York City apartment on Friday, July 21 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. The Grammy-winning artist turned 96 just two weeks short of his birthday.

In 2021, Tony and his wife, susan crowe, said that he is battling dementia. Susan said, “There’s so much about him that I miss.” AARP those days. ‘Cause he ain’t the old Tony anymore. But when he sings, he’s the old Tony.” Amazingly, Tony was diagnosed in 2016, but has managed to keep his declining health a secret from the public by continuing to perform on stage.

Tony was known for being a major force in the music industry and collaborating with great talents Lady Gaga, As news of his death spread, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars expressed condolences. They shared statements on social media remembering the “Stranger in Paradise” singer and acknowledging the legacy he left behind.

Tony Bennett, Susan Crowe
Tony Bennett and Susan Crowe married in 2007. (Gregory Pace/BEI/Shutterstock)

Elton John She took to her Instagram to share a touching picture of herself and Tony at the Hollywood banquet. The “Tiny Dancer” singer paid tribute, writing: “So sad to hear of Tony’s passing.” “Without a doubt the most stylish singer, man and artist you will ever see.” country music star kelsia ballerini Tony’s version of “The Way You Look Tonight” via his Instagram Story. “My father used to play Tony Bennett at home as a child,” he said. And Billy Joel A statement called Tony “one of the foremost interpreters of American popular songs”. Rolling stone,

With his wife Susan, the singer left behind four wonderful children: Danny, Day, Joanna And Antonia, Tony said, “Personally, my four children and seven grandchildren make me proud.” forbes His achievements in 2016.

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