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Michael Cacoyannis was a Cypriot filmmaker from Cyprus, best known for his 1964 film Zorba the Greek.

Manos Hadjidakis (born in Xanthi on 23 October 1925 – 15 June 1994) was an internationally acclaimed Greek composer and musical theorist. He was also one of the main proponents of the "Éntekhno" form of music (along with Mikis Theodorakis). In 1960 he received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his song Never on Sunday from the film of the same name.

Manos Hadjidakis (born in Xanthi on 23 October 1925 – 15 June 1994) was an internationally acclaimed Greek composer and musical theorist. He was also one of the main proponents of the "Éntekhno" form of music (along with Mikis Theodorakis). In 1960 he received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his song Never on Sunday from the film of the same name.

Manolis Andronikos (Born October 23, 1919 Bursa, Ottoman Empire- died March 30, 1992 Thessaloniki, Greece ) was a Greek archaeologist and a professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. M.Andronikos conducted archaeological research in Veroia, Naousa, Kilkis, Chalkidiki and Thessaloniki, but is known for the tomb of Philip II of Macedon in Vergina on November 8, 1977.

Manolis Andronikos excavated the treasure of Vergina proving the greek origins of Macedonia and its inhabitants

Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos (27 April 1935 – 24 January 2012) was a Greek filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer. This acclaimed and multi-awarded film director was considered one of the most influential and widely respected filmmakers in the world, started making films.

Theo Angelopoulos (Greek history & political director: Meres Tou [Days of O Thiasos [The Traveling Players, Topio stin omichli [Landscape in the Mist, Mia aioniotita kai mia mera [Eternity and a Day, Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei [The Weeping Meadow,

George Seferis (born Giorgos Seferiades on March 13, 1900 - September 20, 1971) - major 20th Century Greek poet and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK.

George Seferis 1963 March 13 [O. February 1900 – September was a Greek poet-diplomat. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the century

Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis (born 29 July 1925) is a Greek songwriter and composer who has written over 1000 songs. He scored for the films Zorba the Greek (1964), Z (1969), and Serpico (1973). He composed the "Mauthausen Trilogy" also known as "The Ballad of Mauthausen", which has been described as the "most beautiful musical work ever written about the Holocaust" and is viewed as Greece's best-known living composer.

Mikis Theodorakis at a concert in Caesarea, Israel, in the

Constantin Carathéodory (13 September 1873 – 2 February 1950) was a Greek mathematician who spent most of his professional career in Germany. He made significant contributions to the theory of functions of a real variable, the calculus of variations, and measure theory.

Constantin Carathéodory (13 September 1873 – 2 February 1950) was a Greek mathematician who spent most of his professional career in Germany. He made significant contributions to the theory of functions of a real variable, the calculus of variations, and measure theory.

Yiannis Ritsos (1 May 1909 – 11 November 1990) was a Greek poet, Communist activist and an active member of the Greek Resistance (EAM) during World War II.

Yiannis Ritsos May 1909 – 11 November was a Greek poet, Communist activist and an active member of the Greek Resistance (EAM) during World War II.

Δημήτρης Λιαντίνης για τον Έρωτα και τον Θάνατο

Δημήτρης Λιαντίνης για τον Έρωτα και τον Θάνατο

Nobel prize winner, the poet Odysseas Elytis

Nobel prize winner, the poet Odysseas Elytis

Teresa Stratas, OC (born May 26, 1938, Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian operatic soprano of Greek descent. She is especially well known for her award-winning recording of Alban Berg's Lulu.  Contents

Teresa Stratas, OC (born May Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian operatic soprano of Greek descent. She is especially well known for her award-winning recording of Alban Berg's Lulu.

Στον επίλογο του σημειώματός του, ο Χατζιδάκις αναφέρει: «Η εποχή της Μελισσάνθης τέλειωσε. Σήμερα ζω για πάντα τον χαμό της. Κι ο κόσμος μας δεν πάει να γίνει καλύτερος. Με όλα όμως αυτά, δε θέλω να δώσω ιστορικές διαστάσεις στη Μελισσάνθη και στην εποχή της. Επιθυμώ να καταγράψω μόνο, την προσωπική μου περιπέτεια και συμμετοχή στην πρόσφατη ιστορία του κόσμου, έτσι καθώς την έζησα μέσ’ από το σπίτι μου και μέσα από την πόλη που εξακολουθώ να ζω».

Στον επίλογο του σημειώματός του, ο Χατζιδάκις αναφέρει: «Η εποχή της Μελισσάνθης τέλειωσε. Σήμερα ζω για πάντα τον χαμό της. Κι ο κόσμος μας δεν πάει να γίνει καλύτερος. Με όλα όμως αυτά, δε θέλω να δώσω ιστορικές διαστάσεις στη Μελισσάνθη και στην εποχή της. Επιθυμώ να καταγράψω μόνο, την προσωπική μου περιπέτεια και συμμετοχή στην πρόσφατη ιστορία του κόσμου, έτσι καθώς την έζησα μέσ’ από το σπίτι μου και μέσα από την πόλη που εξακολουθώ να ζω».