Songwriter George Tsopanis died: The goodbye of Nikos Vertis was emotional

George Tsopanis Nikos Vertis

The songwriter George Tsopanis, best known for writing classics for Nikos Vertis, passed away.

He himself was a close associate with Vertis and had even wrote the lyrics to the classic "An eisai ena asteri" (If you’re a star).

Tsopanis had to his credit many well-known hits such as “Edo panioni”, “Ena psema”, and “Poso s’ agapo” with Nikos Vertis, but also other hits with great singers such as “Etsi S' Agapisa” by Vassilis Karras.

Vertis said goodbye to his beloved friend and partner at noon on Thursday, with a photo of them together and a touching message on Instagram.

“My George, my beloved, sweet and sensitive person, have a good trip…

"Together with George, we wrote very beautiful songs that were loved very much! But he wrote me together with Kyriakos the very favourite If you are a star!

"As of today, one more star has been added to the sky,” he wrote Nick Vertis in his personal account.

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