Oldest songwriter ever to headline the Royal Albert Hall

6 July, 2015 in News

Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour, named the world’s greatest entertainer in a CNN poll

Prolific French artist Charles Aznavour, famous for his song ‘She’, returns to the London venue at the age of 91

rguably the most important French singer-songwriter of all time, Charles Aznavour returns to London’s Royal Albert Hall on 3 November 2015 for one last performance. Becoming the oldest artist to ever headline the legendary London venue, 91-year-old Aznavour will present his greatest hits taken from a staggering collection of 294 albums.

The legendary chanson star is considered to be one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time and enjoyed major success in the UK with his No.1 single She, which featured in the blockbuster film Notting Hill, and further hits with The Old Fashioned Way and Yesterday When I Was Young.

“My first concert in London was at the Albert Hall in 1966,” said Aznavour. “Since then it has always been a great pleasure to perform in London, and to come back on November 3rd and meet all my fans again, is going to be a real joy”.

Having enjoyed a career spanning over 70 years, Aznavour continues to regularly tour, performing at over 100 concerts in 2014. Named the world’s greatest entertainer in a CNN poll, his songs have influenced some of the most successful artists of all time – Elton John, Sammy Davis Jr, Fred Astaire and Celine Dion are just few names to have recorded his songs.

Tickets are on sale now, priced from £45, from: www.ticketline.co.uk

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