Charles Az-no-more BBC: Charles Aznavour, French singing star, dies at 94 French singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour has died at 94 after a career lasting more than 80 years, a spokesman has confirmed. The performer, born to Armenian immigrants, sold more than 180 million records and featured in over 60 films. When she was very young, my kid sister could never figure out why we should thank Kevin for little girls. (Kevin was our next-door neighbour.) By Richard Carter A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation. View all of Richard Carter's posts.