Mais oui, there is an afterlife

Mais oui, there is an afterlife


norman lebrecht

October 23, 2011

Rub your eyes, turn all the clocks back, the little guy’s on the road again.

Charles Aznavour, hier soir, sur la scène d’Amphitéa.

Charles Aznavour, 87 years old, is touring France to packed houses. He plans one more big night at Olympia. See here.

And he’s not alone. Juliette Greco is planning a comeback tour next year. She’s 84.

Anne Sylvestre is still on the go, at a mere 77.

And they really are going strong, no compromises to advancing age.

Must be something in the diet.


  • Emil Archambault says:

    Menahem Pressler is coming for a recital to Montreal next year…He’ll be 88!

  • Dr. Marc Villeger says:

    The diet? More likely the stratospheric quality of today’s singers’ output…

  • Alberto Martinez says:

    The masters are bringing the house down