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Charles Aznavour

Singer
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Net worth 2018: $75 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Paris
Country: French
BirthDay: 22 May 1924
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.6 m
BIOGRAPHY

Charles Aznavour was bornon 22 May 1924 in Paris, French, is Singer. Charles Aznavour is a French and Armenian singer-songwriter, and is one of France’s most popular performers. 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. A prolific singer with a career spanning over several decades, he has generations of music lovers enthralled with his melodious voice and winsome demeanor. He is a multi-faceted personality who has written over 1,200 songs and performed in eight languages. Along with being a singer-songwriter, he has also tried his hands at acting and diplomatic activities. Born in Paris to Armenian immigrants, he was exposed to music at an early age by his musically inclined parents. He first performed on the stage when he was just three years old and realized early on that his calling was to be a performer. A talented young boy, he could sing as well as dance. He also attended drama classes and then quit school to pursue his passion. He struggled a bit during his initial years but soon established himself as a popular singer-songwriter. His unique voice combined with his knowledge of several languages, ensured that he achieved a cult status within years. Alongside his illustrious singing career he also pursued a career as an actor, appearing in over 60 films

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$75 Million

TIMELINE
1995

He along with Gerard Davoust acquired the music publishing company Editions Raoul Breton, in 1995

1980

Charles Aznavour had risen to superstardom by the 1980s

1974

It was the single ‘She’, released in 1974 that established him as a major success in the United Kingdom; the song peaked at No

1967

He finally found the love and stability he craved for when he married Swedish-born Ulla Thorsell in 1967

1960

Along with his singing career he also ventured into films and during the 1960s he appeared in several movies such ‘Un taxi pour Tobrouk’(1960), ‘Thomas l'imposteur’ (1964), ‘Paris au mois d'août’ (1966), and ‘Le Temps des loups’ (1969)

1956

The year 1956 proved to be a significant one for him as he finally found the success he yearned for with the song, ‘Sur Ma Vie’ and was instantly propelled into stardom

1946

In 1946, he was spotted by the legendary chanteuse Edith Piaf who hired him as her assistant and general factotum

1940

The duo also began writing songs and composing music and found some success in the late 1940s

1924

He was born as Shahnour Varinag Aznavourian on 22 May 1924, in Paris, to Armenian immigrants Michael Aznavourian and Knar Baghdasarian

20

He was voted Time magazine's entertainer of the 20th century because of his tremendous popularity and illustrious career

(3.4/151 votes)
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