- US singer Tony Bennett died on Friday aged 96.
- The New York native has been remembered as “irreplaceable” and “one of the most splendid people that ever lived”.
- He was best known for singing I Left My Heart in San Francisco.
Tony Bennett, the smooth American singer who had an enduring hit with I Left My Heart in San Francisco and remained perpetually cool enough to win over younger generations of fans well into the 21st century has died, his publicist said.
Bennett was 96. He died at his home in New York City on Friday of age-related causes, his publicist Sylvia Weiner said in a…