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Mikis Theodorakis | Greek Music Composer

Updated: Apr 10

Mikis Theodorakis, born in 1925 in Chios and died 2021 in Athens, was a famous Greek songwriter and composer who wrote more than 1.000 songs and was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize.

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Photo Title: Porträt Mikis Theodorakis, Oktober 2004

Photo by: Guy Wagner, Mikis2004, CC BY-SA 3.0

He scored for the films "Zorba the Greek", "Z" and "Serpico". He composed the "Mauthausen Trilogy" ("The Ballad of Mauthausen") which has been described as the "most beautiful musical work ever written about the Holocaust".

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