Charles Aznavour to perform in Barcelona in June

Charles Aznavour, the French singer of Armenian origin, will perform in the city of Barcelona on June 26 at the age of 90, Presna Latina reports.

“La Boheme,” “La Mamma,” “Venecia Sin Ti” and many other songs that his voice made popular will be included in a retrospective concert to be held at the Grand Theater of Liceu in Barcelona, said promoter Posto Nove.

The singer, composer and actor has recorded more than 50 albums, with more than 100 million copies sold, and has written songs for different artists like Edith Piaf and Juliette Greco, among other international singers.

The record of the song “Morir de Amor, with Compay Segundo ion 1999, is among his collaborations in Latin America. The song was written by Aznavour in French, translated into Spanish for the album Calle Salud and later included in the compilation Cuban Music Duets in 2002.

Born of Armenian parents, under the name of Shahnourh Vaghinag Aznavourian, on May 22, 1924 in Paris, he has recorded in five languages and is considered the international ambassador of the French chanson.

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