Maria Callas (Cecilia Kalogeropoulos) (December 2, 1923 - September 16, 1977) Spanish operasinger.

Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (December 1923 – September was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the century. She combined an impressive bel canto technique, a wide-ranging voice and great dramatic gifts.

Irene Papas. Greek actress who excelled in international roles. Favourite in Zorba The Greek. The Messenger. Guns Of Navaronne.

Irene Papas - The Grand Dame of Greek actresses with true international recognition. Always played strong women.

Mihalis Kakogiannis Greek- Cypriot film-maker Zorba the Greek , Electra , Stella and many more ...

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

Artemios (Demis) Ventouris Roussos ( 1946) is a Greek singer and performer who had a string of international hit records as a solo performer in the 1970s after having been a member of Aphrodite's Child, a progressive rock group that also included the well renowned Vangelis. He has sold over 60 million albums worldwide.Roussos was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt, in a family where both father George and mother Olga were of Greek origin. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3vCB3YBMUo

Artemios (Demis) Ventouris Roussos ( is a Greek singer and performer who…

Dido Sotiriou (1909-2004)was a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in Athens completing her studies in the French Institute and later attending the Sorbonne. In 1936 she began her career as a journalist. She fought against the dictatorship of Metaxas and later , she joined the Communist Party and worked for an underground anti-fascist newspaper.She published The Dead Await, Bloody Earth and many others.She was among the founders of the Association for the Turkish-Greek Friendship

Dido Sotiriou a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in…

Penelope Delta ( Alexandria, 1874 – Athens, 2 May 1941) was a Greek author of books for children. Practically the first Greek children's books writer, her historical novels have been widely read and influenced Greek popular perceptions on national identity and history. The German invasion of Greece affected her deeply and prompted her to take her own life in April 1941, on the very day the Nazi armies entered Athens.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fc49LbdLoU

Penelope Delta ( Alexandria, 1874 – Athens, 2 May was a Greek author of…

Angelos Sikelianos was a Greek lyric poet and playwright. He wrote on national history, religious symbolism, and universal harmony in poems such as The Light-Shadowed, Prologue to Life, Mother of God, and Delphic Utterance. His plays include Sibylla, Daedalus in Crete, Christ in Rome, The Death of Digenis, and Asklepius. He was the first twentieth-century Greek poet being candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature

Angelos Sikelianos was a Greek lyric poet and playwright. He wrote on national…

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Nikos Ksilouris or Psaronikos, the Archangel of Crete Nikos Xilouris was a true Cretan artist. His smooth and passionate voice and stirring lyra playing touched possibly more Cretan and Greek hearts than any Cretan musicians before or.

M. Karagatsis (1908 - 14 September 1960) was the pen name of the important modern Greek novelist, journalist, critic and playwright Dimitris Rodopoulos (Δημήτριος Ροδόπουλος). Karagatsis was born in Athens, grew up in Larissa and Thessaloniki, and studied law in France. He died in Athens. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot75T0bt3dA,

Karagatsis - 14 September was the pen name of the important…

Georgios Papanicolaou -- Medical doctor.He studied at the University of Athens , Ph.D from the University of Munich, known for his invention of the Papanicolaou Test , commonly known as the PAP TEST , used worldwide and saving the lives of millions of women.

Georgios Papanicolaou -- Medical doctor.He studied at the University of Athens , Ph.D from the University of Munich, known for his invention of the Papanicolaou Test , commonly known as the PAP TEST , used worldwide and saving the lives of millions of women.

Helene Glykatzi - Ahrweiler : University Professor, Byzantiologist.UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, member of the British Academy, the Academy of Athens , honored by the French Government with " Legion d' honneur " , " Ordre des Arts et des Lettres " and many others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q6MvDkibCM

Helene Glykatzi - Ahrweiler : University Professor, Byzantiologist.UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, member of the British Academy, the Academy of Athens , honored by the French Government with " Legion d' honneur " , " Ordre des Arts et des Lettres " and many others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q6MvDkibCM

Yiannis Ritsos (Greek: Γιάννης Ρίτσος) (Monemvasia 1 May 1909 - Athens 11 November 1990) was a Greek poet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImimvEuvRjc

Yiannis Ritsos was a Greek poet and left-wing activist and an active member of the Greek Resistance during World War II.

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