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Charles Aznavour (1924-2018)

Charles Aznavour

Arguably, the most famous Armenian of his time, Charles Aznavour was a French-Armenian singer, lyricist, actor and diplomat. In a career as a composer, singer and songwriter, spanning over 70 years, he recorded more than 1,200 songs interpreted in 9 languages. Moreover, he wrote or...

Sergei Parajanov (1924-1990)

Sergei Parajanov

Sergei Parajanov (born Sarkis Hovsepi Parajaniants and sometimes spelled Paradzhanov or Paradjanov) was an Armenian Soviet film director, screenwriter and artist, who made significant contribution to world cinema with his films “Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors” and “The Color of Pomegranates”....