4 great Greeks (from left): actor Manos Katrakis, composer Mikis Theodorakis, poet Yiannis Ritsos and poet Odysseas Elytis

4 great Greek Men (from left): actor Manos Katrakis, composer Mikis Theodorakis, poet Yiannis Ritsos and poet Odysseas Elytis

Domna Samiou (1928-2012) was a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek Folk Music. For over half a century she has been collecting, recording and performing all over the world the traditional songs of Greece, appealing not only to the Greek diaspora, but also introducing non-Greek audiences to traditional Greek Folk Music..

Domna Samiou was a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek…

Dionysis Savvopoulos is a famous Greek songwriter.His songs are influenced from the ones of Bob Dylan,Van Morrison Blood Sweat & Tears, and even Nick Cave! In the 70's this record brought him high recognition.The reasons? The sound of the album,a mixture of psychedelic rock,electric jazz,folk music and traditional Greek music rhythms such as Rembetiko or music from Northern Greece. Also the lyrics that have made an implicit criticism to the military junta that existed at that time in Greece.

Dionysis Savvopoulos is a famous Greek songwriter.His songs are influenced from the ones of Bob Dylan,Van Morrison Blood Sweat & Tears, and even Nick Cave! In the 70's this record brought him high recognition.The reasons? The sound of the album,a mixture of psychedelic rock,electric jazz,folk music and traditional Greek music rhythms such as Rembetiko or music from Northern Greece. Also the lyrics that have made an implicit criticism to the military junta that existed at that time in Greece.

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