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Charles Aznavour

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Charles Aznavour, OC (born May 22, 1924, Paris) is an Armenian-French 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 (pronounced in French as Sharl Aznavour) is known for his characteristic short figure and unique tenor voice; clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly and profound low notes. He has appeared in more than 60 movies, composed about 1,000 songs (including 150 at least in English, 100 in Italian, 70 in Spanish, and 50 in German), and has sold well over 100 million records. In 1998, Charles Aznavour was named Entertainer of the Century by CNN and users of Time Online from around the globe. He was recognized as the century's outstanding performer, with nearly 18% of the total vote, edging out Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan. He has sung for presidents, popes, and royalty, as well as at humanitarian events, and is the founder of the charitable organization Aznavour for Armenia along with his long-time friend and impresario Levon Sayan. Aznavour started his global farewell tour in late 2006, which continues through this day. In 2009 he was appointed ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland, as well as Armenia's permanent delegate to the United Nations at Geneva. Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Aznavour, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 22, 1924 In Paris, France
Movie/TV Credits:
43
First Appeared:
In the movie Boys' School 1939-06-05
Latest Project:
Movie Michel Sardou – Dernier show 2017-10-21
Known For
Poster of Charles Aznavour - Aznavour Live Au Carnegie Hall
Poster of Charles Aznavour  - Live au Palais des Congrès
Poster of Die Fledermaus
Poster of Les Vierges
Filmography
Movie Michel Sardou – Dernier show Himself 2017-10-21
Movie The Colonel le père Rossi 2006-11-15
Movie Old Goriot Jean-Joachim Goriot 2004-11-09
Movie 1974, une partie de campagne 2002-02-20
Movie Ararat Edward 2002-05-20
Movie Charles Aznavour - Aznavour Live Au Carnegie Hall Charles Aznavour 2001-02-27
Movie Hotel Laguna Tony Castellano 2001-04-15
Movie Charles Aznavour - Live au Palais des Congrès himself 2000-02-23
Movie The Comedian M. Maillard 1997-12-24
Movie Nailcruncher Jérémie 1988-06-06
Movie Vivement Truffaut Charles Aznavour 1985-07-12
Movie Long Live Life Edouard Takvorian 1984-04-18
Movie Die Fledermaus Prince Orlofsky's Guest 1984-01-01
Movie The Magic Mountain Naphta 1982-02-25
Movie The Hatter's Ghost Kachoudas, le tailleur 1982-05-26
Movie The Tin Drum Sigismund Markus 1979-05-02
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-05
Movie Sky Riders Insp. Nikolidis 1976-03-26
Movie The Twist Dr. Lartigue 1976-06-23
Movie Ten Little Indians Michel Raven 1974-09-24
Movie The Blockhouse Visconti 1973-01-01
Movie Love Me Strangely Inspector Leroy 1971-02-10
Movie The Games Pavel Vendek - Czech Competitor 1970-08-07
Movie Time of the Wolves Le commissaire Kramer 1970-01-21
Movie The Adventurers Marcel Campion 1970-03-25
Movie Dear Caroline Jules 1968-03-22
Movie Candy Hunchback juggler 1968-12-17
Movie Cloportes Edmond 1965-10-01
Movie Cherchez l'idole Charles Aznavour 1964-02-26
Movie High Infidelity Giulio 1964-01-22
Movie Les Vierges Berthet 1963-05-22
Movie The Devil and the Ten Commandments Denis Mayeux 1963-10-14
Movie The Fabiani Affair Horace Fabiani 1962-01-24
Movie 3 Fables of Love Charles 1962-12-21
Movie Taxi for Tobruk Samuel Goldmann 1961-05-09
Movie Testament of Orpheus Le curieux / The Curious Man (uncredited) 1960-02-18
Movie Shoot the Piano Player Charlie Kohler/Edouard Saroyan 1960-10-21
Movie Tomorrow Is My Turn Roger 1960-10-27
Movie Head Against the Wall Heurtevent 1959-03-20
Movie The Chasers Joseph Bouvier 1959-04-29
Movie Une gosse 'sensass' 1957-04-02
Series Cinépanorama 1956-02-04
Movie Boys' School Un élève 1939-06-05