Maria Callas La Diva!!!

MARIA CALLAS – LA VITA – IL MITO – VEDIAMOLA… ASCOLTIAMOLA

Maria Callas - greatest voice in the history of Opera (my personal fave La mama morte)

Elia Kazan born Elias Kazantzoglou, was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".

In the autumn of Elia Kazan, director of such classic films as Gentleman’s Agreement, A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront, was honored by a two week retrospective of his films at Wesleyan

1927 ~ Nikos Kazantzakis at the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina island

“The great Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis at the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina.

Ο Νίκος Ξυλούρης και η Τζένη Καρέζη την εποχή που παιζόταν "Το Μεγάλο μας Τσίρκο" ~ 1973

Ο Νίκος Ξυλούρης και η Τζένη Καρέζη την εποχή που παιζόταν "Το Μεγάλο μας Τσίρκο" ~ 1973

Eleftherios Venizelos on the cover of TIME

Eleftherios Venizelos on the cover of TIME. He was a a charismatic leader in the…

Dimitris Metropoulos -- Famous Greek composer, pianist and conductor.He made his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, he worked with the New York Philarmonic with Leopold Stokowski and was the principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera till his death

Dimitris Metropoulos -- Famous Greek composer, pianist and conductor.He made his debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, worked with the New York Philarmonic with Leopold Stokowski and was the principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera till his death

Aris Konstantinidis (1913-1993) one of the most prominent Greek contemporary architects, whose work 's been recognized regionally& internationally.He studied in Munich  where he came in contact with modernist architectural concepts of the time.His work turns to a poetics of construction, through a deep and very personal comprehension of the greek landscape's qualities and conditions.For him, a building should appear as it has "sprung" from the ground,never finished but completed as time goes…

aris kostantinidis sounion greece homage to one of the gratest architects of the century

Eleni Karaindrou is a Greek composer,known for scoring the films of Theo Angelopoulos.

Eleni Karaindrou(born a Greek composer,known for scoring the films of…

Mezzo-soprano Agnes Baltsa made a great reputation in major opera houses all over the world.From the age of 6,she pursued a musical education.In 1965 she graduated from the Athens Conservatory.The Maria Callas scholarship helped her continue her studies in Munich.Her 1st appearance was in Mozart's"Le Nozze di Figaro"in Frankfurt and in 1970 in Vienna considered the youngest Ocativian ever.After that her career took off performing in operas by composers like Rossini,Verdi,Bellini & Donizetti.

She was an excellent mezzo-soprano, as you may find in her role as Giulietta, in Tales of Hoffmann.

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

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

Yannis Ritsos ----- One of the 5 greatest Greek poets of the 20th century, left-wing activist, active member of the Greek Resistance, arrested by the dictatorship in 1967.       -- " I know that each one of us travels to love alone,alone to faith and to death.I know it. I' ve tried it .It doesn't help.Let me come with you ..." ( Moonlight Sonata )

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

Antonis Samarakis . One of the most popular Greeks, a writer, a novelist and activist as well .Unesco  Advocate for Children's Rights .

One of the most popular Greeks, a writer, a novelist and activist as well .Unesco Advocate for Children's Rights .

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