Book published by Newmag. The cover is hard, 632 pages.
In the poetry collection, Charles Aznavour gathered the lyrics of 500
songs were written between 1940-2010. Some of the poems in this collection brought him success,
some made a lot of noise, and some forced him to improve his style and step into the literary
world. Passion, love, betrayal, devotion, separation, suicide, deception, gambling, repentance,
and conversation with God. There are no closed topics for Aznavour. The first part of the poetry collection translated into Armenian includes 113 works. Specially for Francophones the Armenian translation has also the French original.
Charles Aznavour 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. Moreover, he wrote or co-wrote more than 1,000 songs for himself and others. Aznavour sang for presidents, popes and royalty, as well as at humanitarian events. In response to the 1988 Armenian earthquake, he founded the charitable organization Aznavour for Armenia along with his long-time friend impresario Levon Sayan. In 2009, he was appointed ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland, as well as Armenia's permanent delegate to the United Nations at Geneva.