Markos Vamvakaris | Greek Music Composer
Updated: Mar 31
Markos Vamvakaris [1905 in Syros – 1972] is a famous rebetiko music composer and musician.
Markos Vamvakaris (left) in the Piraeus Quartet | Photo by: Unknown author, Piraeus Quartet
He is globally referred to by rebetiko fans simply as "Markos". His great significance for the rebetiko music is also reflected by his nickname: the "patriarch of rebetiko”.