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Demis Roussos
Roussos in Baku, 2013
Background information
Birth name Artemios Ventouris-Roussos
Born (1946-06-15)15 June 1946
Alexandria, Egypt
Died 25 January 2015(2015-01-25) (aged 68)
Athens, Greece
Genres Pop, world music, pop-folk, soft rock, progressive rock, schlager
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, trumpet
Years active 1963–2014
Labels Mercury, Philips
Associated acts Aphrodite's Child, Vangelis, the Idols

Artemios "Demis" Ventouris-Roussos (/ˈrss/; 15 June 1946 – 25 January 2015) was an Egyptian-born Greek 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" and "Forever and Ever".

Roussos sold over 60 million albums worldwide.

Demis Roussos (press)
Demis Roussos in 1973

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