Tony Bennett: The Lessons He’s Learned In His Multi-Decade Long Career
I spoke to Tony Bennett, a multi-platinum artist and author of the new book Just Getting Started, about some of the biggest lessons he’s learned in his career, his proudest achievements and greatest disappointments, some of his biggest influences, how’s he’s had longevity in the entertainment business and his best advice to you.
Bennett has sold millions of albums, earned multiple platinum and gold records, and won two Emmy Awards as well as nineteen Grammys, including the Recording Academy’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. He was also named a Kennedy Center Honoree and is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York. Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. He fought in the final stages of World War II as a U.S. Army infantryman in the European Theater. Read the interview on Forbes…
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