Mikis Theodorakis - Bithikotsis, Theodorakis - Ena to helidoni (1977)
Live at Lycabetus Theater. Part of Theodorakis' excellent Axion Esti, which is based on the Nobel winning poem of Odysseas Elytis.
Amalia Fleming
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Alexandros Panagoulis
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Zorbas
"Zorbas" (or more commonly, "Zorba's Dance") is a song by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis. It is based on two traditional Cretan songs, "Armenohorianos Syrtos" and "Kritiko syrtaki", composed by Gior...
Protos o Ilios
Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis (Greek: Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης [ˈmicis θeoðoˈɾacis]; born 29 July 1925) is a Greek songwriter of over 1000 songs and composer. He scored for the films Zorba the Gree...
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Eimaste Dyo, Eimaste Treis, Eimaste Hilioi Dekatreis!
Imaste dio, Ímaste dió or Eimaste dio (Greek: Είμαστε δυο, meaning 'We are two') is a song by Mikis Theodorakis, the pro-leftist Greek composer and politician.
Ímaste dió was one of the songs ...
Beyond Tomorrow (song)
"Beyond Tomorrow" is a song from the motion picture Serpico (1973), recorded by Perry Como on January 4, 1974. Words and music are by Mikis Theodorakis (who was nominated for Grammy and BAFTA awards f...
Helen Vlachos
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Communist Party of Greece (Interior)
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Democratic Defense
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Panhellenic Liberation Movement
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Spyros Moustaklis
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Athens Polytechnic uprising
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Socialist Democratic Union
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Diomedes Komnenos
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Mikis Theodorakis
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Georgios Rallis
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Kostas Georgakis
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Nikolaos Stapas
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Nikolaos Pappas
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