This is the Anthology Reader I used at Greek School to learn Greek. It was used between 1972 and I attended Greek School twice weekly and later on Saturday mornings. Wish i had paid more attention to my studies!
Mikis Theodorakis, Greek songwriter and composer who has written over 1000 songs.He scored for the films Zorba the Greek Z and Serpico He is viewed as Greece's best-known living composer.He is awarded the Lenin Peace Prize
Ο περίφημος πρωτοχορευτής και δάσκαλος κρητικών χορών Μύρωνας Σαπουντζής από το Μακρυγιάννη Μυλοποτάμου σε μία άψογη εκτέλεση ταλιμιού. (Αρχείο Μύρωνα Σαπουντζή - δημοσιεύεται στο Ιωάννη Θεμ. Τσουχλαράκη, Οι χοροί της Κρήτης, μύθος - ιστορία - παράδοση, Κλασικές Εκδόσεις, Αθήνα, 2000).
George Seferis, born on this day in 1900: “The strange thing about imagery is that a great deal of it is subconscious, and sometimes it appears in a poem, and nobody knows wherefrom this emerged. But it is rooted, I am certain, in the poet’s subconscious life, often of his childhood, and that’s why I think it is decisive for a poet: the childhood that he has lived.”