Charlie Kohler

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From the 1960 French film Tirez sur le pianiste (Shoot the Piano Player, in English), directed by François Truffaut.

Kohler (played by Charles Aznavour), the barroom piano player and protagonist of this French crime movie, is really Edouard Saroyan, a successful concert pianist who quit after the suicide of his wife, waitress Thérèse (Nicole Berger).

In David Goodis' Down There, the 1956 novel on which the film is based, Kohler is named Edward Webster Lynn.