Greek singer Demis Roussos dies aged 69
26 january 2015, 17:38 2864 views


Demis Roussos, the internationally acclaimed Greek singer, died early on Sunday morning aged 68.

Born on 15 June 1946, he was raised in Alexandria, Egypt, by his Greek engineer father and his Egyptian-Italian mother. The family moved to Greece after losing all their possessions during the Suez Crisis.
Roussos enjoyed a string of international successes as a solo performer in the Seventies, after being a member of progressive rock group Aphrodite’s Child. He was best known for his solo hits in the 1970s and 80s, including Forever and Ever, Goodbye and Quand je t'aime.