ArmInfo."In the person of Charles Aznavour, the Armenian people lost a great person," said in an interview with a correspondent. ArmInfo Honored Art Worker of Armenia Laert Poghosyan. According to him, from Charles Aznavour always blew charm, he was a great singer of a great genre. "I remember his first visit to Armenia,
it was something you should have seen the people accept it. Then I worked as a television operator, and I will never forget that day ", - recalls Laert Poghosyan. "The death of Charles Aznavour is a huge loss for all Armenian and French peoples," the art historian noted.
In turn, the chairman of the parliamentary friendship group Armenia-France Armen Rustamyan, in an interview with ArmInfo, said that the death of Charles Aznavour is an irreparable loss. "I want to note that the death of Charles Aznavour was a great loss not only for the Armenian people, but also for the whole world. We are endlessly grieving over the death of the great chansonnier who did a lot for Armenia. I am sure that his name will be written in golden letters in history humanity ", - concluded the deputy.
Note that the legendary French chanson of Armenian origin, Charles Aznavour, died today in the 94th year of life.
Charles Aznavour (real name Shakhnur Vaginak Aznavouryan) was born on May 22, 1924 in Paris, his parents are Armenian immigrants. Charles Aznavour studied at the children's art school, and later - at the TSF Central School (Paris). At the age of nine, Charles performed on stage, sang and played; at the age of twelve, he first acted in films. Initially, Aznavour performed in a duet with the composer Pierre Roche. After Edith Piaf noticed them, Aznavour and Roche took part in her tour of France and the USA in 1946. Since that time, Charles began his professional career singer. For a long time he was unrequitedly in love with Piaf, she was his friend, his muse and love. In the early 1960s, Aznavour was already quite popular, he gave concerts in New York's halls and, and later, Frank Sinatra released his first American album, Calend.ru writes. During his creative career, Aznavour created more than a thousand songs, many of which were sung with pleasure by such world-famous performers as Rey Charles, Lisa Minnelli, Bob Dylan, Julio Iglesias. Aznavour performed in a duet with F. Sinatra, S.Dion, L. Pavarotti, P.Domingo, P.Kaas, L. Minnelli, E. Segara and other famous artists. According to a survey conducted by Time and CNN, Charles Aznavour was the best performer of pop songs of the 20th century.