Charles Aznavour


Shahnour Vaghenag Aznavourian, better known by his stage name Charles Aznavour OC, OQ is a French and Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Besides being one of France's most popular and enduring singers, he is also one of the best-known singers in the world. Charles Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly and profound low notes.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born on May 22, 1924.


1944 20 Years Old In 1944, he and actor Pierre Roche began a partnership and in collaborative efforts performed in numerous nightclubs. … Read More
1950 26 Years Old Meanwhile, Aznavour wrote his first song entitled J'ai Bu in 1950. … Read More


1974 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1974, Aznavour became a major success in the United Kingdom where his song "She" went to Number One in the charts three times faster than anyone else's. … Read More


1985 - 2005 6 More Events
At the start of autumn 2006, Aznavour initiated his farewell tour, performing in the US and Canada, and earning very positive reviews. … Read More
2007 83 Years Old 1 More Event
It was presented at his Moscow concert in April 2007.
On 18 January 2008, he participated as guest vocalist with the contestants of the French reality show Star Academy and sang his famous Emmenez-Moi with contestant Jérémy Chapron.
2009 85 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Aznavour also toured across America.
2011 87 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2011 Aznavour released a new album, Aznavour Toujours, featuring 11 new songs, and Elle, a French re-working of his greatest international hit, She. … Read More
2012 88 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Aznavour embarked on a new North American leg of his "En toute intimité" tour, visiting Québec and the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the third-largest such venue in California, for multiple shows. … Read More
On 25 October 2013 Aznavour performed in London for the first time in 25 years at the Royal Albert Hall; demand was so high that a second concert at the Royal Albert Hall was scheduled for June 2014.
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