Demis Roussos

1946 - 2015

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Artemios "Demis" Ventouris-Roussos ( ROO-sohss; Greek: Αρτέμιος "Ντέμης" Βεντούρης-Ρούσσος, IPA: [arˈtemi.oz ˈdemiz venˈduriz ˈrusos]; 15 June 1946 – 25 January 2015) was a Greek singer, songwriter and musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demis Roussos has received more than 2,284,516 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Demis Roussos is the 20th most popular singer (down from 18th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 34th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Egyptian Singer.

Demis Roussos was a Greek singer who became famous in the 1970s. He was a member of the band Aphrodite's Child.

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  • 2.3M

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  • 75.09

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  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.53

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  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Demis Roussos ranks 20 out of 4,381Before him are David Bowie, Dalida, Adriano Celentano, Frank Sinatra, Jim Morrison, and Joan Baez. After him are Tupac Shakur, Enrico Caruso, Patti Smith, Montserrat Caballé, Umm Kulthum, and Brian Johnson.

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Among people born in 1946, Demis Roussos ranks 11Before him are Cher, George W. Bush, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Sonia Gandhi, Bill Clinton, and Alan Rickman. After him are Ted Bundy, Patti Smith, Gerard 't Hooft, Bon Scott, Jane Birkin, and Mireille Mathieu. Among people deceased in 2015, Demis Roussos ranks 5Before him are Lee Kuan Yew, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Günter Grass, and John Forbes Nash Jr.. After him are Nicholas Winton, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, and B.B. King.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Demis Roussos ranks 27 out of 642Before him are Hagar (-1800), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hero of Alexandria (10), Dalida (1933), Nefertari (-1290), and Moses in Islam (-1392). After him are Khafra (-2550), Khufu (-2700), Ay (-1380), Athanasius of Alexandria (295), Seti I (-1323), and Diophantus (201).

Among SINGERS In Egypt

Among singers born in Egypt, Demis Roussos ranks 2Before him are Dalida (1933). After him are Umm Kulthum (1898), Georges Moustaki (1934), Claude François (1939), Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Amr Diab (1961), Leila Mourad (1918), Sayed Darwish (1892), Gohar Gasparyan (1924), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).