Title
Radar
Composer
Mikis Theodorakis 1925-
Performer
George Dalaras
Publisher
Minos-EMI, 2017
Recording date
1981
Playing time
00:45:01
EAN
0724357967723
CDR
HEX14058
Placing suggestion
80 - Wereldmuziek: Europese stijlen (NBLC) W1 - Wereldmuziek Europese stijlen (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Mikis Theodorakis

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Michail "Mikis" Theodorakis (Greek: Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης [ˈmicis θeoðoˈɾacis]; born 29 July 1925) is a Greek composer and lyricist who has contributed to contemporary Greek music with over 1000 works.

He scored for the films Zorba the Greek (1964), Z (1969), and Serpico (1973). He composed the "Mauthausen Trilogy", also known as "The Ballad of Mauthausen", which has been described as the "most beautiful musical work ever written about the Holocaust" and possibly his best work. He is viewed as Greece's best-known living composer. He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize.

Politically, he is associated with the left because of his long-standing ties to the Communist Party of Greece. He was an MP for the KKE from 1981 to 1990. Nevertheless, in 1989 he ran as an independent candidate within the centre-right New Demo…Read more on Wikipedia

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