The legend of French music, Charles Aznavour, at 93 years, will finally receive his star on the Walk of fame of Hollywood, the “Walk of Fame”, said the agency, which assigns them in a press release Wednesday in the evening.
“The chamber of commerce of Hollywood is proud to announce that the legendary artist Charles Aznavour will receive the 2618e star on the walk of Fame on Thursday, 24 August”, according to a press release. It will be located on the famous Hollywood boulevard, in front of a historic theatre of Los Angeles dedicated to musicals, the Pantages.
“Charles Aznavour is a popular artist known around the world and loved by millions of fans of all generations,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the ceremonies on the “Walk of Fame”.
The one who has been declared by a poll from CNN and Time, in 1998, the “singer of varieties, the most important of the 20th century”, ahead of icons such as Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Frank Sinatra, has sold over 180 million records and written 1300 songs in multiple languages.
Shahnourh Varinag Aznavourian his real name, born in Paris of parents armenians, and became one of the most ardent champions of the Armenian diaspora, was received in the fall of last star of the honorary to the image of the one who will be this time formally cemented in place on the “Walk of Fame” next week.
“I come to Hollywood for years, I’ve worked a lot in the United States, because (…) the country of the “show business”, this is America,” he declared to the AFP. The author and interpreter of The Bohemian, or My Grief is particularly popular in Los Angeles and the surrounding area where lives the largest Armenian community in the diaspora.