SINGER

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 1,549,262 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Demis Roussos is the 19th most popular singer (down from 18th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 37th in 2019) and the 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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  • 1.5M

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  • 80.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Demis Roussos ranks 19 out of 3,541Before him are Jim Morrison, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Montserrat Caballé, Adriano Celentano, and Enrico Caruso. After him are Plácido Domingo, Tupac Shakur, James Brown, Barbra Streisand, Farinelli, and Dalida.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Demis Roussos ranks 11Before him are Cher, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ted Bundy, Alan Rickman, and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. After him are Patti Smith, Gianni Versace, David Lynch, George Best, Bon Scott, and Tommy Lee Jones. Among people deceased in 2015, Demis Roussos ranks 8Before him are A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Lee Kuan Yew, Günter Grass, Christopher Lee, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and Omar Sharif. After him are Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, Anita Ekberg, Henning Mankell, and Süleyman Demirel.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Demis Roussos ranks 36 out of 520Before him are Ankhesenamun (-1347), Omar Sharif (1932), Miriam (-1400), Caesarion (-47), Horemheb (-1319), and Athanasius of Alexandria (295). After him are Philo (-15), Baibars (1223), Cyril of Alexandria (376), Ay (-1380), Naguib Mahfouz (1911), and Hagar (-1800).

Among SINGERS In Egypt

Among singers born in Egypt, Demis Roussos ranks 1After him are Dalida (1933), Umm Kulthum (1898), Georges Moustaki (1934), Claude François (1939), Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Gohar Gasparyan (1924), Leila Mourad (1918), Amr Diab (1961), Sayed Darwish (1892), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).