Charles Aznavour

Born May 22, 1924
Age 91
Hometown Paris
Genres Chanson + Pop mus...
Record Label Reprise Records
Nationality Armenian
Other Names Aznavourian, Shah...

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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  • Charles Aznavour’S September Concert May Be His Last In New York — Or Not
    New York Times - ArtsBeat Blogs - Jul 18, 2014
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    Huffington Post - Feb 14, 2014
  • Prostitution: France Wants To Punish Clients
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 26, 2013
  • French Stars Sign Petition Against Plan To Ban Prostitution
    Yahoo News - Nov 16, 2013


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1924 Birth Born on May 22, 1924.


1944 20 Years Old Missak Manouchian, a leader of French Resistance who was executed by the Nazis in 1944, had been a frequent guest at the Aznavourians' home, and Aznavourians had supported Misak and his wife Meliné when they were in hiding. … Read More
1946 22 Years Old His big break came in 1946 when the singer Édith Piaf heard him sing and arranged to take him with her on tour in France and to the United States. … Read More


1968 44 Years Old Aznavour married his third wife, Swede Ulla Thorsell, in 1968. … 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. … Read More


1985 - 2005 6 More Events
In 2006, 82-year-old Aznavour traveled to Cuba, where he, together with Chucho Valdés, recorded his new album Colore Ma Vie, presented at Aznavour's Moscow concert in April 2007.
2007 83 Years Old Later, in July 2007, Aznavour was invited to perform at the Vieilles Charrues Festival. … Read More
Aznavour finished a tour of Portugal in February 2008.
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 In 2012, Aznavour embarks on a new North American leg of his "En toute intimité" tour, visiting Québec, New York and the Gibson Amphitheatre, the third-largest such venue in California, for multiple shows.
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