Paris unveils plaque for ‘French Frank Sinatra’ Aznavour

Nearly eight months after the death of the ‘French Frank Sinatra’, city authorities unveil a plaque commemorating a former home of internationally-renowned crooner Charles Aznavour. Aznavour, who sold 180 million records during his lifetime, lived at Rue Monsieur Le Prince, in Paris’s Latin Quarter, as a child.

The modern artist for whom the ancient Dutch bells toll

Meet Malgosia Fiebig, the city of Utrecht’s first woman carillonneur who is on a mission to make the centuries-old instrument more accessible by playing tributes to artists such as French musical legend Charles Aznavour and others.

Last tribute to Aznavour at Montfort-l’Amaury cemetery

Mourners brave the rain to pay their final homage to the singer Charles Aznavour at the Montfort-l’Amaury cemetery in Yvelines. Aznavour’s funeral was held at the Armenian Cathedral Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Paris, before an intimate ceremony at the cemetery.

France pays hommage to Aznavour

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a national homage for singer Charles Aznavour, who died on Monday aged-94. His death sparked mourning across France for one of the country’s best known entertainers, who sold 180 million records during his eight-decade career. IMAGES

A vigil for Charles Aznavour in Armenia

(1 Oct 2018) Charles Aznavour, known as France’s Frank Sinatra, has died at 94. Born in Paris to Armenian parents, Aznavour always remembered his Armenian roots. A vigil was held Monday night in Yerevan and attended by the country’s prime minister. (Oct. 1)

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