Songwriter and Stand-Up Comedian Tzimis Panousis Dies, Aged 64

Tzimis Panousis. Photo by Katomeris Kostas/EUROKINISSI.

ATHENS – Greek singer, songwriter and standup comedian Tzimis Panousis died suddenly of a heart attack on Saturday, at the age of 64. He was rushed to Erythros Stavros hospital in Athens where doctors failed to rescuscitate him.

Panousis had collapsed on stage during a show in early December and had been taken to hospital, where he had stayed for a few days.