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Herbert von Karajan: My Favourite conductor. Herbert Von Karajan, Sound Of Music, Music Is Life, My Music, Music Classique, Classical Music Composers, Amadeus Mozart, Music Images, Concert Hall

Herbert von Karajan (5 April 1908 – 16 July 1989) was an Austrian conductor of Greek ancestry (Karayannis). He was principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic for 35 years. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, and he was a dominant figure in European classical music from the mid-1950s until his death.

El greco self potrait is just like people today making reflection of themselves of how they look, their emotions help paint a great portrait Spanish Painters, Spanish Artists, Greek Art, Old Master, Religious Art, Art Plastique, Famous Artists, Art World, Caravaggio

Domenikos Theotokópoulos (1541 – 7 April 1614), most widely known as El Greco, was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" ("The Greek") was a nickname, a reference to his Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος (Doménikos Theotokópoulos), often adding the word Κρής (Krēs, "Cretan").

Michael Cacoyannis was a Cypriot filmmaker from Cyprus, best known for his 1964 film Zorba the Greek. People Of The World, My People, Zorba The Greek, Cinema Theatre, Greek Culture, Director, Sound Of Music, Interesting Faces, Filmmaking

Michael Cacoyannis - Greek- Cypriot film-maker Zorba the Greek , Electra , Stella and many more ...

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. Greek History, Greek Culture, Greek Music, Best Songs, Ancient Greece, Athens, Old Photos, Famous People, Literature

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1945. Ο Μάνος Χατζιδάκις σε ηλικία 20 ετών.

Manolis Andronikos excavated the treasure of Vergina proving the greek origins of Macedonia and its inhabitants Greece Mythology, Greek History, Greek Culture, Thessaloniki, Ottoman Empire, Ancient Greece, My People, Archaeology, Famous People

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.

Giorgos Seferis: pen name of Geōrgios Seferiádēs (Mar 13 [O. February 1900 – Sept Nobel laureate, among most important Greek poets of century. Career diplomat in Greek Foreign Service, culminating in appointment as Ambassador to UK, post he held 1957 to Forms Of Poetry, Greek Men, Spanish Men, Nobel Prize In Literature, Famous Poets, Greek Culture, Writers And Poets, Book Writer, Light Of Life

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.

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, Jeanne Moreau, Cultura General, Cinema Theatre, Human Connection, Greek Art, Video Film, Film Industry, Film Director, Screenwriting

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.

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. Modern History, British History, Essex Street, Greece Photography, Western World, Ancient Greece, Science And Technology, Mathematics, Famous People

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.

Mikis Theodorakis at a concert in Caesarea, Israel, in the Zorba The Greek, Greek Music, Important People, Famous People, Most Beautiful, Nostalgia, Songs, Film, Concert

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.

Greek beauty Irene Papas, a beauty as austere and balanced as the doric order style Irene Papas, Ali Mcgraw, Zorba The Greek, Foto Top, Greek Beauty, Greek Culture, Hollywood, Portraits, Actors

Greek Goddesses: 4.Irene Papas

Irene Papas is like the Doric* ideal incarnate: solid, austere lines, drama in attitude, fortitude in distress. Beauty in the face of traged...

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About the Onassis Foundation USA

Aristotle Socrates Onassis (born in Smyrna on 20 January 1906 – 15 March 1975) was a Greek shipping magnate, who amassed the world's largest privately owned shipping fleet and was one of the world's richest and most famous men. He was known for his business success, his great wealth and also his personal life.

Δημήτρης Λιαντίνης για τον Έρωτα και τον Θάνατο Greek Alphabet, Greek Art, Beautiful Mind, Personality, Mindfulness, Letters, Film, Youtube, Psicologia

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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. Maria Callas, Opera Singers, Famous People, Fairy Tales, Musicals, Stars, Ontario, Toronto, Classical Music

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

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