charles aznavour visited homeland

Alexis Petridis of the Guardian made an excellent point in his obituary that while “in the UK at least, Charles Aznavour … is largely embedded in the popular imagination as a light entertainment phenomenon … Aznavour wrote about rape, depression and, in 1972’s Comme Ils Disent, he conjured up a sympathetic portrait of a drag queen in an era when French music discretely avoided the topic of homosexuality.”