Charles Aznavour

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Charles Aznavour
2014.06.23. Charles Aznavour Fot Mariusz Kubik 01.jpg
Charles Aznavour in Juin 2014
Background information
Birth name Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian
Born (1924-05-22) 22 Mey 1924 (age 94)
Paris, Fraunce
Genres
Thrift
  • Sangster-sangwriter
  • actor
  • public activist
  • diplomat
Years active 1933–present
Labels
Wabsteid charlesaznavour.com

Charles Aznavour (French: [ʃaʁl aznavuʁ]; born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian, Armenie: Շահնուր Վաղինակ Ազնավուրեան; 22 Mey 1924)[1] [upper-alpha 1] is a French, later naituralised Armenie,[4] sangster, sangwriter, actor, public activist an diplomat. Aznavour is kent for his unique tenor[5] vyce: clear an ringin in its upper reaches, wi graivelly an profoond law notes. In a career spannin ower 80 years, he haes written mair mor 800 sangs.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. An aw spelled Chahnour,[2] an Varenagh.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Portrait de S.E. Charles Aznavour" (in French). Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Switzerland. Archived frae the oreeginal on 30 June 2014. 
  2. Hovannisian, Richard G. (2007). The Armenian Genocide: Cultural and Ethical Legacies. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers. p. 215. ISBN 9781412835923. 
  3. Katz, Ephraim. The Film Encyclopedia (7th ed.). New York: HarperCollins. p. 1653. ISBN 9780062277114. 
  4. Itzkoff, David (26 December 2008). "Aznavour Granted Armenian Citizenship". New York Times. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  5. Riding, Alan (18 October 1998). "Aznavour, The Last Chanteur". New York Times. ...his highly distinct tenor voice...