Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI, was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the century. Critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpretations.
The bouzouki is a Greek musical instrument that was brought to Greece in the 1900s by immigrants from Asia Minor, and quickly became the central instrument to the rebetika genre and its music branches. Musicians in tavernas will play just for a glass of retsina. Photo by Vasilis Protopapas Photography