French and Armenian chanson Charles Aznavour wrote more than 800 songs, recorded more than 1,000 of them in French, English, German and Spanish and sold over 100 million records in all. Fondly dubbed France’s ‘Frank Sinatra’, he is famous for his unique tenor voice that is as clear in its upper reaches as it is profound in its low notes. Aznavour had a long and varied parallel career as an actor, appearing in over 80 films and TV movies. Along with being a singer-songwriter, he has also tried his hands at acting and diplomatic activities. He was also philanthropist. Legendary Charles Aznavour dies at age 94, 1 October, 2018. Here are 9 facts about Aznavour.
#1. He’s born name
Charles was born with the name Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian 22 May 1924 to Armenian immigrants
Michael Aznavourian and Knar Baghdasarian. He Was born at the clinic Tarnier at 89, rue d’Assas in
Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 6th arrondissement of Paris, into a family of artists living on rue