TONY BENNETT

Revealed to the audience with his hits « Because of you » and « Rags to Riches », Tony Bennett is in the spotlights since the 50’s. In 1950, Tony Benetts’ carrier is at its highest. He sings with Columbia records thanks to his hit “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”. A year later, all his hits arise such as “Because of you”, “Cold Cold heart”, Rags to riches”, “Stranger in paradise” and “There’ll be no Teardrops Tonight”..

In 1962, Tony Bennett sings “I left my heart in San Francisco” and stays at the top of the charts during 9 months and wins, on top of that, two Grammy Awards.

In the 60’s, he comes out with “I wanna be Around” and “Who can I turn to” inspired by musicals. In 1986, his song “The Art of Excellence »surprises everyone. In 1994, he runs a live MTV Unplugged that allows him to be seen in a different way and he wins 2 Grammy’s. He then releases “Here's to the Ladies” (1997), Tony Bennett on Holiday: A Tribute to Billie Holiday (1998), Tony Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool (2000), Playing My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues (2003, pour ses duos), A Wonderful World (2004, avec k.d. Lang), The Art of Romance (2006), Duets: An American Classic (2007) and « For Once in My Life » with Stevie Wonder.

In 2011, he releases “Duets II” with well-known artists such as Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin, Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse, Andrea Bocelli, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban and even Lady Gaga.


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TONY BENNETT

TONY BENNETT

Friday 06 July 2012 20h00

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GERARD DROUOT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTE

The legendary Tony Bennett is back in Europe! Get ready to twist!

Well known figure of the American popular “repertoire”, accomplished painter, real crooner, Tony Bennett will and forever seduce his audience at 84.

After impressing his public with hits such as “Because of you”, “Stranger in paradise” and “I left my heart in San Francisco”, his last album, released in 2011, was nominated “Golden disk”!

This opus is filled with collaborations with artists such as Willis Nelson, Aretha Franklin, Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse, Andrea Bocelli, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban and Lady Gaga. He even wins a Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo with Amy Winehouse.

The man that Sinatra considered as one of the best singers will honor us with his presence the 6th of July at the Olympia. A moment you cannot miss!


TONY BENNETT

TONY BENNETT

Friday 30 June 2017 20h00

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