Sad news for Bennett fans. Speculation had been rife that the American singer best known for hit songs like I Left My Heart in San Francisco or Blue Velvet, is about to announce his retirement from music, at age 93, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 21/10/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a singer isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a singer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Sunday evening, #ThankYouTony was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Tony Bennett was unlike any other singer we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouTony”
— @universalObserver, 20 Oct 2019
“Bennett wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 20 Oct 2019
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