Tribute to Márkos Vamvakáris, Greek Rebetiko singer and amazing bouzouki player by Maria Papaefstathiou

Tribute to Márkos Vamvakáris, Greek Rebetiko singer and amazing bouzouki player by Maria Papaefstathiou

Sotiria Bellou Sotiria born in Halkida, Greece on August 22, 1921  died in Piraeus on August 27, 1997 aged 76.was probably the most famous rebetiko singer of all, the one woman who is consistently mentioned in popular music guides all over the world. Born in 1921 in Halkida, she learned to play the guitar at an early age. After a brief marriage, Sotiria ended up in Athens in October, 1940, just as Greece became involved in WW2...

Sotiria Bellou Sotiria born in Halkida, Greece on August 1921 died in…

Manolis Chiotis (1920 – 1970) was a Greek rebetiko and laiko composer, singer and bouzouki player. He is considered one of the greatest bouzouki soloists of all time. He invented the four-course bouzouki (tetrachordo) and introduced the guitar-like tuning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZIkVOw7LoM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caQ4UPSUMH0

Manolis Chiotis – was a Greek rebetiko and laiko composer, singer and bouzouki player. He is considered one of the greatest bouzouki soloists of all time. He invented the four-course bouzouki (tetrachordo) and introduced the guitar-like tuning.

DIMITRIS MITROPANOS

DIMITRIS MITROPANOS

bellou_2 The most notorious rebetisa of all time is Sotiria Bellou, a wild woman by anyone’s estimation; she was openly bi-sexual in Greece in the 1920′s ( unheard of at the time), loved to gamble, fought in the streets for civil rights and ended her first marriage by throwing acid into her husband’s face.

bellou_2 The most notorious rebetisa of all time is Sotiria Bellou, a wild woman by anyone’s estimation; she was openly bi-sexual in Greece in the 1920′s ( unheard of at the time), loved to gamble, fought in the streets for civil rights and ended her first marriage by throwing acid into her husband’s face.

Tribute to Rebetiko Greek Music | Sotiria Bellou by Maria Papaefstathiou, via Behance

Tribute to Rebetiko Greek Music featuring Sotiria Bellou, by Maria Papaefstathiou

Rita Abatzi

Rita Abatzi

Zeibekiko (Greek: Ζεϊμπέκικο) is a Greek folk dance The name is derived from Zeibek warriors of Anatolia.The dance is of free choreographic structure. Although in older times the dance was danced by a pair of either the same or opposite sex, it has been evolved a solo dance strictly masculine... Occasionally dancers perform feats such as standing on a glass of wine or a chair or fireplace, or picking up a table, adding a sense of a little braggadocio and humor.

Zeibekiko (Greek: Ζεϊμπέκικο) is a Greek folk dance The name is derived from Zeibek warriors of Anatolia.The dance is of free choreographic structure. Although in older times the dance was danced by a pair of either the same or opposite sex, it has been evolved a solo dance strictly masculine... Occasionally dancers perform feats such as standing on a glass of wine or a chair or fireplace, or picking up a table, adding a sense of a little braggadocio and humor.

all the greats; Peristeris, Keromitis, Hatzichristos, Mitsakis, Vamvakaris, Papaioannou, Roukounas...

Greek Popular Music: Rembetika and Laika Lyrics Translated into English

Ο Στέφανος Μιλάνος με τη σύζυγο και τα παιδιά του, Κάρολο, Νίκο και Στάθη, στα 1938 (Ηλιας Βολιωτης). Τα ταμπουρομπούζουκα ειναι δύο εδω. Ο συχωρεμένος ο κυρ-Κάρολος δεν έλεγε αν υπάρχουν ακόμα και που ...Stephen Milanos with his wife and his children, Charles , and Nick Stathis , in 1938 ( Elias VOLIOTIKO ) . The tampourompouzouka are two here . The sychoremenos Kyr - Charles did not say if there are even that ...

Ο Στέφανος Μιλάνος με τη σύζυγο και τα παιδιά του, Κάρολο, Νίκο και Στάθη, στα 1938 (Ηλιας Βολιωτης). Τα ταμπουρομπούζουκα ειναι δύο εδω. Ο συχωρεμένος ο κυρ-Κάρολος δεν έλεγε αν υπάρχουν ακόμα και που ...Stephen Milanos with his wife and his children, Charles , and Nick Stathis , in 1938 ( Elias VOLIOTIKO ) . The tampourompouzouka are two here . The sychoremenos Kyr - Charles did not say if there are even that ...

Marika Papagika One of the first generation of Greek women singers to be heard on sound recordings, Marika Papagika born  Kos on September 1, 1890.  Her family moved to Egypt, probably Alexandria, when she was young. Around 1915 she emigrated to the USA   Marika's versatile repertory included folksongs, 'light', European-style songs, but she became a noted exponent of the Smyrnaic style of the rebetiko  died in New York in 1943

Marika Papagika One of the first generation of Greek women singers to be heard on sound recordings, Marika Papagika born Kos on September 1, 1890. Her family moved to Egypt, probably Alexandria, when she was young. Around 1915 she emigrated to the USA Marika's versatile repertory included folksongs, 'light', European-style songs, but she became a noted exponent of the Smyrnaic style of the rebetiko died in New York in 1943

Roza Eskenazi Born in the late 19th c.in Constantinople, Roza began her performing career as a dancing girl. Details of her early life are somewhat obscured by the fact that she placed her date of birth in 1910 in a published interview [1982, R. Eskenazi]  Her family moved to Thessaloniki when she was a small girl, and sometime later to Athens, certainly before the 1923 population exchange that resulted from the 1922 Asia Minor Disaster. Despite her family's strong disapproval she went…

Roza Eskenazi Born in the late 19th c.in Constantinople, Roza began her performing career as a dancing girl. Details of her early life are somewhat obscured by the fact that she placed her date of birth in 1910 in a published interview [1982, R. Eskenazi] Her family moved to Thessaloniki when she was a small girl, and sometime later to Athens, certainly before the 1923 population exchange that resulted from the 1922 Asia Minor Disaster. Despite her family's strong disapproval she went…

Stella Haskil Stella Haskil's life was, like that of Marika Ninou,  tragically short. Born in Thessaloniki in 1918 died Athens 27 February, 1954 Athens.    Stella's voice was heard on a series of classic post-war recordings she made with veterans such as Markos Vamvakaris, Apostolos Hatzichristos, and Stellakis Perpiniadis..

Stella Haskil Stella Haskil's life was, like that of Marika Ninou, tragically short. Born in Thessaloniki in 1918 died Athens 27 February, 1954 Athens. Stella's voice was heard on a series of classic post-war recordings she made with veterans such as Markos Vamvakaris, Apostolos Hatzichristos, and Stellakis Perpiniadis..

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