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Famous Greek Singer Demis Roussos Died

Jan 27, 2015 17:22 IST

Demis RoussosFamous Greek singer Demis Roussos died on 25 January 2015 in Athens, Greece following a brief illness. He was 68.

Demis Roussos was born as Artemios Ventouris Roussos in Alexandria, Egypt in 1946. He started his music career at the age of seventeen when he joined band called The Idols. He was also a member of progressive rock band called Aphrodite’s Child.

Roussos was best known for his solo hits in the 1970s and 1980s including Forever and Ever, Goodbye and Quand je t’aime. In 2013, he was bestowed with the France's Legion of Honour Medal for his life achievements.

 

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