Charles Aznavour, the 'Frank Sinatra of France', dies aged 94
Singer best known for ballad She sold 100m records and had parallel acting career.
The French singer Charles Aznavour – often hailed as his country’s Frank Sinatra – has died at the age of 94, French media have reported, citing his spokesman.
Aznavour, who was born Shahnour Varinag Aznavourian in Paris to Armenian parents, sold more than 100m records in 80 countries and had about 1,400 songs to his name, including 1,300 he wrote himself. He was sometimes described as the French Sinatra because of his stirring, melancholic style.