Medvedev: Aznavour was the soul and voice of the great cultures of France and Armenia
ArmInfo.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed his condolences over the death of French singer of Armenian descent Charles Aznavour.
"For many years he gathered full halls at his concerts in our country, deep condolences to the close singer, as well as to all his numerous admirers around the world, including in Russia." Aznavour is one of the outstanding performers, "wrote Medvedev in his Facebook.
He noted that Aznavour was the soul and voice of the great cultures of France and Armenia for the whole world. Condolences in connection with the death of the legendary singer expressed and the mayor of Paris, Anna Hidalgo. According to her, Aznavour was a real icon for French music. The mayor of the French capital proposed to choose a place in Paris and give him the name Aznavour. Hidalgo justified his initiative by the fact that the singer's work inspired and will inspire many more generations.