“Your Life’s Work Was…” Will Smith Pens Down an Emotional Note for Legendary Singer Tony Bennett

Published 07/21/2023, 7:00 PM EDT

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Tony Bennett was perhaps one of the most renowned individuals around the world. Throughout his career, Bennett established himself as one of the most successful musicians around the globe. Moreover, the Rags to Riches hitmaker left behind an influence that will last generations. However, a few hours ago saw the most devastating news for the fans as the musician was announced dead at the age of 96. Amongst the many who were devastated by the news was Will Smith

Will Smith’s connection to the world of music and hip-hop is not news for the fans. Long before the actor made his mark in Hollywood, the Men In Black star was popularly known as the Fresh Prince. Early years of his career saw Smith making waves in the music industry. And recently, the Grammy-winning rapper grieved the death of legendary singer Tony Bennett who passed away at the age of 96.

The I Am Legend star took to Instagram and shared a captivating picture of the music icon. Meanwhile, he also shared an old picture of him hanging out with Bennet and Jada Pinkett-Smith. Penning down an emotional caption, Smith wrote, “Your life’s work was just fantastic, Tony. Thank you for sharing your gift!”


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The post took Instagram by storm as within two hours it garnered a whopping 40,000 likes. Moreover, the comment section of the actor was filled with fans from around the world grieving the singer’s death. While the family did not disclose any specific cause of death, the singer had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s back in 2016.


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Apart from Smith, a plethora of celebrities around the world expressed condolences on the death of the legendary singer. Not long ago, Sir Elton John led the tributes on social media. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton paid her respect to Bennett on Twitter.


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The legacy of Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett, the legendary New York pop and jazz singer, was an incredibly popular individual in the music industry. The singer’s love for his art knew no bounds as, even before his death, he was playing the piano. Throughout his career, the Love For Sale hitmaker collaborated with a plethora of renowned artists, including Frank Sinatra and Lady Gaga.


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Moreover, Bennett was not short on winning accolades and setting various achievements. Apart from selling millions of records in his career, Bennett also enjoys one of the highest number of Grammys for pop singers. ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ star won nearly 20 Grammys throughout.

Undoubtedly, Bennett’s death leaves a huge hole in the hearts of music fans. What are your views on the legendary singer? Comment down below.



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