Mimis Plessas is one of the most significant modern Greek composers. Born in Athens in 1952 he started composing music and since then he he's written music for over 100 Greek movies,radio,theatre's co-worked with notable Greek singers and lyricists. He combined the traditions of entehno and laïkó with considerable success,creating a notable personal-style which became very popular.In 2001 he was honoured with the Gold Cross of the Order of the Phoenix.
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.
Dimitris Sgouros ( 1969) is a Greek classical pianist. Sgouros is one of the world's leading concert pianists. Arthur Rubinstein exclaimed: “I thank God for keeping me alive so that I would be able to hear with my own ears Sgouros play. He is the best pianist I have ever heard, including myself”. He then took off his gold watch and put it on Dimitris Sgouros' wrist as if passing on the torch. Two months later he was dead.