Tolis Voskopoulos passes away

Tolis Voskopoulos passes away

Tolis Voskopoulos, one of the most popular Greek singers and composers died on Monday at the age of 81

The cause of death was given as cardiac arrest.

Voskopoulos began his career as a film actor, and in secondary roles. He soon emerged with a distinct voice and stage presence, recording some of the biggest hits in the domestic music scene in the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

Many of his best-known singles were also performed in several movies, especially Greek-language musicals in the "Golden Era" of Greek cinema.