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Collected

Demis Roussos (performer)
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Title
Collected
Performer
Demis Roussos 1946-2015
Publisher
Br Music, 2015
3 cd's + boekje
Playing time
03:45:39
EAN
0600753595213
CDR
HDX10804

About Demis Roussos

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Artemios "Demis" Ventouris-Roussos (English: ; 15 June 1946 – 25 January 2015) was a Greek - Egyptian vocalist and performer who had an internationally acclaimed career, as a single recording artist and bandleader. As a band member he is best remembered for his work in the progressive rock music act Aphrodite's Child, but as a vocal soloist, his repertoire included hit songs like ‘’Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye’’, ’’From Souvenirs to Souvenirs’’ and ’’Forever and Ever’’.

Roussos sold over 60 million albums worldwide and became "an unlikely kaftan-wearing sex symbol".

Early life

Roussos was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt, in a Greek family where his father George (Yorgos) Roussos was a classical guitarist and an engineer and his mother Olga participated together with her husband in an amateur theatrical Greek group in Alexandria (there were three such groups in th…Read more on Wikipedia