The beloved US singer Tony Bennett has retired from performing at stage at the age of 95, this news has been confirmed by his son and manager.
The veteran vocalist signs off from stage performances after a rocking career span of seven decades. This year earlier, he revealed that he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Bennett performed with Lady Gaga last week at New York’s Radio city music and his son Danny said that it was a hard decision to cancel all 2021 tours but this decision is taken on doctor’s order.
Danny also said that his dad’s health is the secret of his long career and it’s the most important part. Bennet’s wife Susan also supported her husband in the decision of retiring from stage.
Danny has been Bennett’s manager for last 40 years. He said that his dad’s singing voice is as good as ever, but they are just concerned about his physical health. He’s 95, and he gets tired easily, by the pressure of tours. He also added that now it is too much for Bennett to do concerts.
“We’re not worried about him being able to sing. Were worried from a physical standpoint….. about human nature. Tony’s 95”said Danny.
Tony has been a superstar since 1951, his hit songs include I left my heart in San Francisco & The Shadow of Your Smile”. Tony has won 18 Grammy Awards and has sold more than 50 million records; this is just huge!