Monday, January 26, 2015

Greek singing legend Demis Roussos dies aged 68

Artemios "Demis" Ventouris Roussos, 15 June 1946 – 25 January 2015 was a Greek singer and performer who had international hit records as a solo performer in the 1970s after having been a member of Aphrodite's Child, a progressive rock group that also included Vangelis.

He shot to fame in the 1970s after teaming up with fellow Greek musician Vangelis in the band Aphrodite's Child.He soon went solo and built a long career over which he sold millions of albums with such hits as
"Forever and Ever", "Mr Reason", "Goodbye My Love, Goodbye" and "Quand je t'aime."

"Along with Nana Mouskouri, he is one of the two biggest Greek pop music artists. They are the two great voices that put Greece on the map," French-Greek TV personality Nikos Aliagas told the AFP news agency.

Rest in Peace, Demis

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