Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens…

Nikos Kazantzakis and Romanian writer Panait Istrati, under the Acropolis (1928)

Greece Nikos Kazantzakis and Romanian writer Panait Istrati, under the Acropolis

The poet Kostis Palamas ο Κ.Παλαμάς και Α.Ρέσσου στα σκαλιά του ξενοδοχείου "ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΟΝ" Λουτρών Αιδηψού

The poet Kostis Palamas ο Κ.Παλαμάς και Α.Ρέσσου στα σκαλιά του ξενοδοχείου "ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΟΝ" Λουτρών Αιδηψού

Ο Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, ο Μάνος Χατζιδάκις και -στη μέση- ο μαέστρος Ανδρέας Παρίδης στη Ρώμη το 1954

Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis and Andreas Paridis, Rome,

"AXION ESTI " 1974 !!!!! Manos Katrakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Yiannis Ritsos & Odysseas Elytis .......

"AXION ESTI " 1974 !!!!! Manos Katrakis, Mikis Theodorakis, Yiannis Ritsos & Odysseas Elytis .......

Stockholm, 1979. Odysseus Elytis, left, receives the Nobel prize for Literature from the King of Sweden. "The winner of the 1979 Nobel prize for literature, Odysseus Elytis, is not well known outside his native Greece. There he is popular for his poetry that expresses the ideals, history, mythology, and hopes of his country."

Stockholm, Poet Odysseus Elytis, left, receives the Nobel prize for Literature from the King of Sweden

Νίκος Καζαντζάκης και Άγγελος Σικελιανός, 10 Οκτωβρίου 1921.

Nikos Kazantzakis and Angelos Sikelianos.

O Βασιλης Τσιτσανης εξω απο το πατρικο του σπιτι στα Τρικαλα το 1980

O Βασιλης Τσιτσανης εξω απο το πατρικο του σπιτι στα Τρικαλα το 1980

Andreas Karkavitsas (1865-1922) was a Greek pose writer and one of the three representatives of ethography, along with George Viziinos and Alexandros Papadiamantis. He expressed naturalism through his work. "Lygeri" (1896) was one of his best works.

Andreas Karkavitsas was a Greek prose writer and one of the three representatives of ethography, along with George Viziinos and Alexandros Papadiamantis. "Lygeri" which was one of his best works.

Eleni Karaindrou(born 1939)is a Greek composer,known for scoring the films of Theo Angelopoulos.She studied piano& also Archaeology.In 1967 she moves in Paris studying Ethnomusicology.In 1974 she returns & establishes a laboratory for traditional instruments. It was then when she was introduced to the field of music for the theater and the cinema.She worked with Ch.Maker, J.Dassin etc.She received (1992) the Premio Fellini by Europa cinema. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_PXF9gcKQ4

Eleni Karaindrou(born a Greek composer,known for scoring the films of…

Maria Polydouri (1902 – 1930) was a Greek poet. She was born in Kalamata. She was a contemporary of Kostas Karyotakis, with whom she had a desperate but incomplete love affair. Although she wrote poetry from at an early age, her most important poems were written during the last four years of her life, when, suffering from consumption, she was secluded in an Athens sanatorium. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phwOIi7qJHk

Maria Polydouri – was a Greek poet. She was born in Kalamata.

Andreas Embirikos (1901-1975)poet , keen photographer and the 1st Greek psychoanalyst.His poetry can be defined by 2 major tendencies.First,he was one of the major representatives of surrealism.As he himself admitted it was precisely the originality and extravagance of his work contributing to his commercial success.Then,together with Seferis,was the most important representative of the generation of the '30s contributing greatly to modernism in Greek letters.

Andreas Embirikos (1901-1975)poet , keen photographer and the 1st Greek psychoanalyst.His poetry can be defined by 2 major tendencies.First,he was one of the major representatives of surrealism.As he himself admitted it was precisely the originality and extravagance of his work contributing to his commercial success.Then,together with Seferis,was the most important representative of the generation of the '30s contributing greatly to modernism in Greek letters.

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