Tolis Voskopoulos

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Tolis Voskopoulos
Τόλης Βοσκόπουλος
Birth nameApostolos Voskopoulos
Born(1940-07-26)26 July 1940
Kokkinia, Piraeus, Greece
Died19 July 2021(2021-07-19) (aged 80) [1]
Athens, Greece
Genres Laika
Occupation(s)Singer, actor, composer
Years active1958–2021
Spouse(s) Angela Gerekou

Apostolos "Tolis" Voskopoulos (Greek : Απόστολος "Τόλης" Βοσκόπουλος; 26 July 1940 – 19 July 2021 [2] ) was one of the legends of modern Greek music. [3] He also starred in many films and played in the theatre in Athens. [4] [5] [6]

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One of Voskopoulos' greatest theatrical hits was Oi Erastes tou Oneirou (Dream Lovers), which he performed opposite Zoe Laskari. [7]

Voskopoulos was married to former minister Antzela Gerekou. [8]

Discography

This is a partial list of Tolis Voskopoulos' discography: [9]

Albums

Selected filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1971 Marijuana Stop!
1969 Agonia

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References

  1. "Greek Singing Legend Tolis Voskopoulos Passes Away at 81". GreekReporter.com. 19 July 2021. Retrieved 19 July 2021.
  2. "Greek popular folk singer Tolis Voskopoulos dies at age 80" . Retrieved 20 July 2021.
  3. "Δόξα, λατρεία και φοροδιαφυγή από τον τελευταίο "Πρίγκιπα"". Kathimerini. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  4. Γιαννης Δαλιανιδης; Θανασης Θ ΝιαρΧος (2005). Ο κινηματογραφος, τα προσωπα κι εγω. Εκδοσεις Καστανιωτη. ISBN   978-960-03-4068-6 . Retrieved 11 March 2013. Σ' αυτή την ταινία έπαιζε έναν μικρό μάλλον ρόλο κι ένα πολύ μεγάλο σημερινό όνομα του θεάματος, ο Τόλης Βοσκόπουλος. Τον είχα δει στο θέατρο νεαρούλη, χαριτωμένο και πολύ ταλαντούχο. Τον πήρα στην ταινία με σκοπό να τον προωθήσω.
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  7. "Η άνοδος και η πτώση ενός "άρχοντα"". e-go.gr. 23 May 2010. Archived from the original on 11 October 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
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  9. "Tolis Voskopoulos discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 11 March 2013.

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