Introducing Charles Aznavour
Shahnour Vaghenag Aznavourian (better known by his stage name Charles Aznavour; born 22 May 1924) 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.
Charles Aznavour sings frequently about love. He has written musicals and about a thousand songs, and made more than one hundred records. Charles Aznavour's voice is shaded towards the tenor range, but possesses the low range and coloration more typical of a baritone, contributing to his unique sound. Que C'est Triste Venise, sung in French, Italian (Com'è Triste Venezia), Spanish (Venecia Sin Ti), English (How Sad Venice Can Be), and German (Venedig in Grau), is one of Charles Aznavour's most famous multilingual songs.
Charles Aznavour has appeared in more than sixty movies, composed about a thousand songs (including at least 150 in English, 100 in Italian, 70 in Spanish, and 50 in German), and sold well over 100 million records.
Charles Aznavour 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 impresario Levon Sayan. In 2009, he was appointed ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland, as well as Armenia's permanent delegate to the United Nations at Geneva. He started his new Aznavour en Toute Intimité tour in 2011 (...)
Source of the introducing: WIKIPEDIA.
Some Charles Aznavour songs may be found from this page.