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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 1,875,732 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Demis Roussos is the 18th most popular singer (up from 19th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 36th 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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  • 62

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  • 2.45

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Among singers, Demis Roussos ranks 18 out of 3,528Before him are Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, Joan Baez, Julio Iglesias, Jim Morrison, and Montserrat Caballé. After him are Adriano Celentano, Enrico Caruso, Farinelli, Mick Jagger, Barbra Streisand, and Tupac Shakur.

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Among people born in 1946, Demis Roussos ranks 11Before him are George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Ted Bundy, and Alan Rickman. After him are Gianni Versace, Sonia Gandhi, David Lynch, Charlotte Rampling, Bon Scott, and George Best. Among people deceased in 2015, Demis Roussos ranks 6Before him are John Forbes Nash Jr., A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Lee Kuan Yew, Günter Grass, and Omar Sharif. After him are Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Christopher Lee, Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, Helmut Schmidt, and B.B. King.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Demis Roussos ranks 35 out of 582Before him are Athanasius of Alexandria (295), Miriam (-1400), Ramesses I (-1300), Omar Sharif (1932), Ankhesenamun (-1347), and Caesarion (-47). After him are Menkaure (-2001), Horemheb (-1319), Cyril of Alexandria (376), Ramesses III (-1217), Naguib Mahfouz (1911), and Philo (-15).

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), Leila Mourad (1918), Amr Diab (1961), Sayed Darwish (1892), Gohar Gasparyan (1924), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).