The French chansonnier died at the age of 94.
French chansonnier Charles Aznavour died on the 95th year of his life, – reportsAFP referring to representatives of the musician.
During his career, Aznavour wrote more than a thousand songs and played in 60 films, including in the Testament of Orpheus by Jean Cocteau and “Shoot the Pianist” François Truffaut. He became known to the wide Russian audience as an actor thanks to the detective TV series “Chinaman”.
Several of Aznavour’s songs became world hits – among them, for example, “Une vie d’amour” and “La Bohème”.
According to a joint survey of Time magazine and CNN, conducted in 1998, he was recognized as the best pop performer of the 20th century.