Anthony Benedetto was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Astoria, Queens. At the age of 9, he performed at the opening of the Triborough Bridge in New York on July 11, 1936. He has been wowing audiences and winning awards with his voice ever since.

Tony Bennett performs onstage as local radio disc jockey Bill Randle applauds and teenage girls scream in the audience at a high school in Cleveland, circa 1952.
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