R.I.P. Charles Aznavour

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R.I.P. Charles Aznavour

Postby Arneb » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:14 pm

The last of the great chansonniers of the second half of the 20th century, impeccably elegant, ironic, of perfect bearing, his songs sung in a seemingly artless, offhand way, but with an unerring sense of timing - and everything under the common attitude of infinite sadness at what humans can inflict on each other.

See what I mean?
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He could be very funny indeed as well:
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Here he is in his full glory in the 60s
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And in 2015 - at 91!
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