Greek musicians

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Psarantonis.  Cretan musician.

hellas-inhabitants: “ Antonis Xylouris, nicknamed Psarantonis, is a Greek composer, singer and performer of lyra, the bowed string instrument of Crete and most popular surviving form of the medieval.

Vangelis (1943 -     ) est un musicien et compositeur de musique de films grec. Ses partitions les plus connues ont été réalisées pour les films "Les Chariots de feu", "Antarctica", "Blade Runner", et "1492 : Christophe Colomb". Il est aussi reconnu pour être l'un des pionniers de la musique électronique dans les années 70.

Vangelis Papathanasiou - known simply as Vangelis - is considered probably the greatest composer of electronic music and is famous for his movie soundtracks, one of which - Chariots of Fire - was acclaimed and awarded an Oscar.

Vassilis Tsitsanis ( 1915 – 1984) was a Greek songwriter and bouzouki player. He became one of the leading Greek composers of his time and is widely regarded as one of the founders of modern Rebetika. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaPFrdW1WAo

Vassilis Tsitsanis ( 1915 – was a Greek songwriter and bouzouki player…

Yannis Markopoulos (Γιάννης Μαρκόπουλος) (born 18 March 1939) is a Greek composer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAdeI5Z_ow4

Yannis Markopoulos (Γιάννης Μαρκόπουλος) (born 18 March 1939) is a Greek composer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAdeI5Z_ow4

Taximi Zeimbekiko - Stelios Vamvakaris (+playlist)

The son of Markos playing one of his father's great compositions.

One of a kind voice: Greek Rembetika singer Roza Eskenazi and band.

One of a kind voice: Greek Rembetika singer Roza Eskenazi and band.

Grigoris Bithikotsis - Vrehi sti ftohogitonia

Grigoris Bithikotsis - Vrehi sti ftohogitonia

Markos Vamvakaris: The Man and the Bouzouki. Autobiography - Markos Vamvakaris, born in 1905 in Syros was a pioneer of rebetiko, the urban folk music of Greece. The bouzouki was a disreputable instrument but he paved its path to glory. He spent many years, first as a stevedore in the port of Piraeus and then as a butcher in the slaughterhouse. During this time he fell in love with a tigress, his first wife, he learnt to smoke hashish and to play the 'sacred' instrument: 'I had a great…

Markos Vamvakaris, born in 1905 in Syros was a pioneer of rebetiko, the urban folk music of Greece. The bouzouki was a disreputable instrument but he paved its

Yannis Markopoulos (born 1939): a Greek composer, whose work has been influenced by the Cretan traditional music. He composed music on the poetry of  Seferis and Elytis. In 1976 he composed the popular liturgy The Free Besieged, based on the poem by Greece’s national poet Dionysios Solomos.  In 1977 he composed the music for the BBC television series Who Pays the Ferryman? The musical theme was a hit in Britain and gained the composer international renown.

Yannis Markopoulos (born 1939): a Greek composer, whose work has been influenced by the Cretan traditional music. He composed music on the poetry of Seferis and Elytis. In 1976 he composed the popular liturgy The Free Besieged, based on the poem by Greece’s national poet Dionysios Solomos. In 1977 he composed the music for the BBC television series Who Pays the Ferryman? The musical theme was a hit in Britain and gained the composer international renown.

The Legendary Quartet of Piraeus. Markos Vamvakaris, Yorgos Batis, Stratos Payoumtzis and Anestis Delias.

Markos Vamvakaris is acknowledged as one, if not the most influential Greek rebetiko musicians who established the orchestra of bouzoukis and baglamas.

Γρηγόρης Μπιθικώτσης  ...στ' αρχίδια μου - Grigoris Bithikotsis

Γρηγόρης Μπιθικώτσης ...στ' αρχίδια μου - Grigoris Bithikotsis

Mikis Theodorakis - To Mesimeri / Ta Tragoudia Tou Andreas Lentakis

Mikis Theodorakis Live ~ To Mesimeri ~ Ta tragoudia tou Antreas Lentakis

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