Georgios Zorbas (born in Katafygi, Kozani in 1869 - died in Skopje in 1941) the real Zorba was a Macedonian Greek who failed in some business projects and mining but managed to befriend Nikos Kazantzakis while staying at Mount Athos. His joie de vivre inspired his novel The Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas. His great grandson was the rocker Pavlos Sidiropoulos .
Από πάνω: Γιάννης Ρίτσος, Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, Μάνος Κατράκης From top: Giannis Ritsos, Odysseas Elytis, Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Katrakis
Mikis Theodorakis: Sinfonia n.2 Il Canto della Terra (AST 248) (1980/1981)