Music legend Tony Bennett has reportedly passed away at the age of 96.
Sources from local media outlets were quick to speak about how the legend was still hanging around near his piano at the time of his death.
The star’s death has led to a massive flood of tributes where many spoke about his great passion for music and how he managed to bring smiles to people’s lives through his work.
The 96-year-old was pictured on a wheelchair and it’s heartbreaking for some people to come to think of the fact that he is no more. ‘His smiling face was a source of inspiration for others. He was always ready to help you, no matter who you were!”- added one insider.
The heartbreaking news of his death was revealed by his family who mentioned how it was just tragic to know that he will no longer be by their side. But that’s not all.
They also mentioned how he was super active and enjoying his own music in the moments before his death and that makes the whole episode all the more tragic.
The star died on Friday in New York. And this was just two weeks before his 97th birthday, which he was super excited to celebrate, his loves ones confirmed.
The family has requested privacy during this difficult time as they grieve and mourn the death of a legend in the music and entertainment industry.
Many people added how the star’s music will live forever in their hearts and they will deeply miss him. Others sent out tributes on how his great talent was unmatched by all others in the industry and they’re so glad he gave them a reason to fall in love with tunes.
The star was reportedly battling Alzheimer’s for years, sources revealed.