Tony Martin

Hundreds of News Outlets Report on Passing of Bay Area Legend, SMC Alum, Tony Martin

Hundreds of media outlets across the nation carried the sad news of the death of velvet voiced singer, and SMC alum, Tony Martin. The 98-year-old crooner, who grew up in the Bay Area, died from natural causes on the evening of Friday, July 27, 2012. The many news accounts note that Martin attended Saint Mary’s in the early 1930s as part of the class of 1934. However, his love of music took him in a different direction.