Charles Aznavour

1924 - 2018

Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour ( AZ-nə-VOOR, French: [ʃaʁl aznavuʁ]; born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian, Armenian: Շահնուր Վաղինակ Ազնավուրյան, Shahnur Vaghinak Aznavuryan; 22 May 1924 – 1 October 2018) was a French and Armenian singer, lyricist, actor and diplomat. Aznavour was known for his distinctive tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly and profound low notes. In a career as a composer, singer and songwriter, spanning over 70 years, he recorded approximately more than 1,200 songs interpreted in 9 languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Aznavour has received more than 2,130,166 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular singer.

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  • 75

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  • 9.23

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  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Charles Aznavour ranks 8 out of 3,001Before him are Édith Piaf, Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, Dalida, and Frank Sinatra. After him are David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Joan Baez, and Jim Morrison.

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Among people born in 1924, Charles Aznavour ranks 4Before him are Jimmy Carter, Marlon Brando, and George H. W. Bush. After him are Marcello Mastroianni, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Kim Dae-jung, Süleyman Demirel, Robert Mugabe, Jean-François Lyotard, Truman Capote, and Sarah Vaughan. Among people deceased in 2018, Charles Aznavour ranks 6Before him are Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, and Ingvar Kamprad. After him are Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Amos Oz, Philip Roth, and Aretha Franklin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Aznavour ranks 122 out of 4,109Before him are François Villon (1431), Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), Henri Poincaré (1854), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Évariste Galois (1811), and Charles VIII of France (1470). After him are Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122), Philippe Pétain (1856), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Pierre Bourdieu (1930), Hugh Capet (940), and Paul Verlaine (1844).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Charles Aznavour ranks 2Before him are Édith Piaf (1915). After him are Serge Gainsbourg (1928), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Johnny Hallyday (1943), Carlos Gardel (1890), France Gall (1947), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Georges Brassens (1921), and Manu Chao (1961).

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