Charles Aznavour, a French singer with Armenian roots, is a famous icon of Francophone Chanson which proves its capacity, generation after generation, to assimilate different cultural influences. Admired worldwide, he has only one big default: his love for the music prevents his desire to retire from the music scene where he gave his “adieux” a few times.
Today 88 years old, Charles Aznavour decides to propose a new album, coming in December 2008. This double record of duets is a collection of the most popular voices: Elton John, Carole King, Céline Dion, Sting, Julio Iglesias, Nana Mouskouri, or Josh Groban. This production is another way for Charles to express that he wants to continue to sing. With more than 100 million records sold, he still keeps a faithful public everywhere in the world.
In 1998, CNN viewers elected him “Entertainer of the Century”. In 2001, Dr. Dre sampled his song “Parce que tu crois” on his new album. The timeless voice of Charles Aznavour explains his nickname: the “French Franck Sinitra”.