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Tag: Greek composer

Mikis Theodorakis

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 95 today

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

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Mikis Theodorakis awarded Russian medal

The Russian medal “75 years since the Victory in the Great Patriotic War” was given to renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis, by the Russian Embassy in Athens. According to the embassy, the…

Thanos Mikroutsikos

Thanos Mikroutsikos is farewelled today with a State Funeral

The Greek government announced that the late great composer Thanos Mikroutsikos will be honoured with a State funeral, to take place at the First Cemetery of Athens at 2:30pm today, Monday December…

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Prominent Greek Composer Thanos Mikroutsikos dies at 72

One of the most influential Greek composers of recent decades, Thanos Mikroutsikos passed away on Saturday at the age of 72, after losing his battle with cancer. In one of his last…

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 94 today 4

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 94 today

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece's best-known living…
Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis released from hospital 5

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis released from hospital

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was released from hospital on Thursday after sixteen days of hospitalisation. According to reports, the globally renowned composer had a pacemaker placement at the Athens Medical Center and…

Greece’s much-loved Bouzouki player passes away aged 72 7

Greece’s much-loved Bouzouki player passes away aged 72

Greece’s much-loved bouzouki player and teacher Yiannis Polykandriotis, who was the son of the late rebetiko legend Theodoros Polykandriotis and brother of well-known composer Thanasis, has sadly passed away aged 72. The…

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Mikis Theodorakis recovering from Heart Attack

Legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was out of immediate danger at an Athens hospital after having suffered a heart attack. According to Athens Macedonian News Agency, 93-year-old Theodorakis was rushed to hospital…

On this day in 1925, Mikis Theodorakis is Born 10

On this day in 1925, Mikis Theodorakis is Born

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

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