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Mikis Theodorakis: I Remain a Greek Soldier Defending our Rights

Mikis Theodorakis, the world renowned composer and lyricist, who turned 95 recently, said on Friday that he remains a soldier in defense of the...
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Mikis Theodorakis Turns 95 on Wednesday

Greek patriot and world-renowned composer Mikis Theodorakis celebrates his 95th birthday on Wednesday. Theodorakis was born on the Greek island of Chios on July 29,...

Ten Classic Greek Songs that Became Hits by International Stars

Few people today may realize that some classic songs which became international hits were actually written by Greek composers, many of them by the...

Premier Mitsotakis Meets With Composer Mikis Theodorakis

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Saturday afternoon with the great composer and lyricist Mikis Theodorakis at the latter's home in Athens. The two men...

Manos Hatzidakis: The Greek Composer Who Sold “Lottery Tickets in Heaven”

Along with Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis was Greece's greatest composer and his music can easily be called the soundtrack of 20th century Greece. His...

Mikis Theodorakis Returns Home After Lengthy Hospital Stay

Composer Mikis Theodorakis was released from the hospital on Thursday after sixteen days of treatment for a heart condition. Theodorakis, 93, was transported on February...

Mikis Theodorakis Treated for Heart Problems in Hospital

Renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has been hospitalized in Athens for over a week after suffering from heart problems, a hospital source said Thursday. Theodorakis,...

Greek Composer Mikis Theodorakis Calls on MPs to Vote Against Prespa Agreement

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis in an open letter published by the Greek daily Ta Nea on Saturday calls on Greek Parliamentarians to vote against...

Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960's. International singers gave new, modern twists...

November 11, 1990: World of Poetry Mourns Passing of Yiannis Ritsos

When Yiannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. A prominent...

Mikis Theodorakis Discharged from Greek Hospital

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was discharged from the Athens Medical Centre on Tuesday after three days of treatment. Theodorakis, 93, had been rushed to hospital...

Greek Composer Mikis Theodorakis Suffers Major Heart Attack

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is out of immediate danger at an Athens hospital after having suffered a major heart attack. Sources told Athens Macedonian News Agency...

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