Tony Bennett Set To Receive Gershwin Prize From Library Of Congress11:07
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Tony Bennett performs in concert at The American Music Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Lancaster, Pa. (Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Tony Bennett performs in concert at The American Music Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Lancaster, Pa. (Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
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Legendary singer Tony Bennett will receive the 2017 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress on Wednesday night.

Here & Now's Robin Young sat down with Bennett (@itstonybennett) in his New York studio last year when his memoir "Just Getting Started" was first published.

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Tony Bennett with bust he sculpted of his friend Harry Belafonte. (Robin Young/Here & Now)
Tony Bennett with bust he sculpted of his friend Harry Belafonte. (Robin Young/Here & Now)
Here & Now's Robin Young speaking with Tony Bennett in his Central Park South studio in New York. (Karyn Miller-Medzon/Here & Now)
Here & Now's Robin Young speaking with Tony Bennett in his Central Park South studio in New York. (Karyn Miller-Medzon/Here & Now)
A corner of Bennett's studio. (Robin Young/Here & Now)
A corner of Bennett's studio. (Robin Young/Here & Now)
Tony Bennett with some of his artwork in his Central Park South studio in New York. (Robin Young/Here & Now)
Tony Bennett with some of his artwork in his Central Park South studio in New York. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

This segment aired on November 15, 2017.

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