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Michalis Tzouganakis

Michalis Tzouganakis

Michalis TzouganakisOne of the most promising young Cretan artists, Michalis Tzouganakis was born outside his beloved Crete.

He was born the eighth child of Cretan parents from Rethymnon, in Bergen, Belgium.

Mikis Theodorakis

Mikis Theodorakis - A Man of Peace

Loudovikos of Anogia

Loudovikos - the contemporary poet

LoudovikosHis gentle voice, the compelling lyricism of his songs and his emotional and sensitive arrangements, have enchanted Greek audiences for years.

Ross Daly

Ross Daly -There is no difference between a circle and a straight line

Ross DalyRoss Daly is an Irish self-exiled musician, speaking fluent Greek with a Cretan accent due to his long-lasting stay in Crete.

Cretan Personalities

The great Personalities of Crete

Psarantonis

Psarantonis (Ψαραντώνης)- a different Lyra Player

Odysseas Elytis

Odysseas Elytis - To Axion Esti

Odysseas Elytis]Odysseas Elytis Οδυσσέας Ελύτης (Odysseas Alepoudhelis) was born in Heraklion, Crete, into a prosperous Cretan family.

He is considered as one of the most important Greek poets and representatives of modernism in Greece.

His parents and ancestors came from the island of Lesbos, home of the ancient Greek poet Sappho.

Elytis studied law at Athens University from 1930 to 1935 without taking a degree. He worked periodically in the family's soap manufacturing business.

El Greco

El Greco - Domenicos Theotokopoulos

Vitsentzos Kornaros

Vitsentzos Kornaros - Erotokritos

Andreas Rodinos

Andreas Rodinos (Ανδρέας Ροδινός)- The Lyre-player who became a Legend

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