Tony Bennett ending his career? Everything indicates that the legendary singer will soon retire from music due to progressive disease. The almost 95-year-old artist has been struggling with Alzheimer’s for several years. The dates of his last two concerts, which he will play with Lady Gaga, have just been announced.
Tony Bennett is a legendary singer who has permanently entered the history of world jazz. During his long career, the American artist has sold over 50 million albums around the world and collaborated with great stars, incl. Lady Gaga.
In recent years, serious health problems have prevented Tony Bennett from continuing his career. He is struggling with Alzheimer’s diseasewhich is progressing more and more every year. In connection with the approaching 95th birthday of the artist, concerts of jazzman and Lady Gaga have been announced. It was confirmed that these will be the last joint performances of the couple.
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Tony Bennett ends his career due to illness? He will play the last two concerts with Lady Gaga
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga announced two concerts, which will take place on 3 (on the singer’s 95th birthday) and on August 5 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
It has been confirmed that they will the last joint performances of the couple. Most likely, the concerts with Lady Gaga are also the last chance to see Bennett himself on stage. The artist suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.
The nineteen-time Grammy winner has been friends with Lady Gaga for a decade. The pair released the jazz album “Cheek to Cheek”, which delighted the audience and won many awards, including Grammy. It is said that the artists will release one more album together, and its premiere will take place later this year.
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Tony Bennett’s disease
Tony Bennett is gravely ill. Earlier this year, the family reported that in 2016 the artist was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, which is progressing from year to year.
The wife revealed that the singer still gets to know family members, but has more and more problems with orientation or recognizing ordinary objects. Apparently, he is also unaware of the disease he is struggling with.