This day (May 22, 1924), in Paris, France, is born Charles Aznavour, an Armenian-French singer, songwriter and actor.
Wikipedia : This day (May 22, 1924), in Paris, France, is born Charles Aznavouran Armenian-French singer, songwriter and actor.
Charles Aznavour :
@allmusic : His status as the quintessential French popular culture icon is something of an irony for a man who identifies himself most closely with his Armenian heritage.
@last.fm : Charles Aznavour is perhaps the best-known French music hall entertainer in the world — renowned the world over for the bittersweet love songs he has written and sung, which seem to embody the essence of French popular song.