Top 30 Greek (movie) composersby minalex | created - 09 Aug 2011 | updated - 6 days ago | Public
Composer | Z
Mikis Theodorakis was born in the Greek island of Chios, in 1925. The exact same year that the other great composer of Greece was born in Xanthi, Manos Hatzidakis. He fought during the 2nd World War, and he was captured at the city of Tripoli. He was tortured, but when he was set free, he joined ...
Composer | Pote tin Kyriaki
The names of Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis have been written with golden letters in the music history of Greece since 1960. He was born in Xanthi on 23 October 1925, in a mid-class family. When he came of age he came in the capital city of Greece of Athens. He succeeded from the beginning ...
Soundtrack | Mad Max: Fury Road
Eleni Karaindrou was born in the mountain village of Teichio in central Greece and grew up in Athens, where she studied piano and theory at the Hellenikon Odion. From 1969-74 she studied ethnomusicology in Paris and, on returning to Greece, founded the Laboratory for Traditional Instruments at the ...
Composer | Parenthesi
Nikos Mamangakis was born on March 3, 1929 in Rethymno, Crete, Greece. He was a composer, known for Interlude (1968), Monemvasia (1964) and Lilly's Story (2002). He died on July 24, 2013 in Athens, Greece.
Composer | Blade Runner
Vangelis is a composer and performer who works almost exclusively with electronic instruments. He is probably most well known for his Chariots of Fire (1981) and Blade Runner (1982) soundtracks or for the tracks used in the Cosmos (1980) television series. He has been involved in many musical ...
Composer | Nyfes
Composer | Antigoni
Lived in Freiburg, Germany and was fluent in German, English and French.
Composer | Sto dromo tou Lamore
Loukianos Kilaidonis is primarily a quality music composer and singer and well known in Greece. He was famous for organizing the great beach parties in '80s Athens in Varkiza and Vouliagmeni. His songs are mostly humorous and portray the everyday life of the working class. His signature outfits and...
Composer | Mikres Afrodites
Yannis Markopoulos was born on March 18, 1939 in Iraklio, Crete, Greece. He is known for his work on Young Aphrodites (1963), I moira tou athoou (1965) and The Brightest Star (1967). He is married to Vassiliki Lavina.
11. Stavros Xarhakos
Composer | Koritsia ston ilio
Composer | Afti i nyhta menei
13. Kostas Giannidis
Soundtrack | O methystakas
Kostas Giannidis was born in 1902 in Greece. He died on January 18, 1984.
Composer | Oi apenanti
Composer | Arkadia Haire
Known by his nickname K.B., the guru of electronic music in Greece, Konstantinos Vita, is one of the most famous songwriter in Greece today. He formed the first real electronic scheme in the beginning of 90s called Stereo Nova and then he started a solo career.
Music_department | To thavma tis thalassas ton Sargasson
Stefanos Konstantinides (aka Electroware) was born in Athens. He studied piano, jazz music, drums, and fine arts. He is is a very effective producer and electro-inspired musician. His latest work can be heard in the band "drog_A_tek" (an experimental septet loosely in the conceptual path of avant ...
Composer | To monon tis zois tou taxeidion
20. Yannis Veslemes
Composer | Norvigia
Also known as Felizol Music Sample from Norvigia
Composer | Roz
22. Nikos Kypourgos
Composer | Ypoptos politis
23. Mimis Plessas
Composer | Oi sfaires den gyrizoun piso
Mimis Plessas was born on October 12, 1924 in Athens, Greece as Dimitrios Plessas. He is a composer, known for Bullets Don't Come Back (1967), Trikymia mias kardias (1969) and Gorgones & Mages (1968). He is married to Loukila Kerrer-Plessa.
Composer | O ergenis
Composer | Happy Day
Dionysis Savvopoulos was born on December 2, 1944 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is a composer, known for Happy Day (1976), Exoristos stin kentriki leoforo (1979) and Thiasos skion (10 tainies mikrou mikous) (1974). He has been married to Aspa since 1967. They have two children.
Soundtrack | Parees
Nikos Portokaloglou was born on December 30, 1957 in Volos, Greece.