Category Archives: Films

Letters from Marusia

Mikis Theodorakis wrote the soundtracks for a lot of films, mostly very well known, often used in concerts, but the film-music of “Actas de Marusia” is hardly used. Maybe  therefore the title sounds rather strange, in my ears. Marusia, not Ma … Continue reading

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Grigoris Lambrakis, symbol of democracy

* Grigoris Lambrakis (April 3, 1912 – May 27, 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens.  Today, May 22, 2013 it has … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis and the amazing unforgettable Greek actor Manos Katrakis

* Introduction The name “Manos Katrakis” was new to me when I read it yesterday, preparing my post about the Greek poet Tasos Livaditis. Obviously also he had been sent away to the isle of torture: Makronisos. Searching for information … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis and the poet Tasos Livaditis

* Tasos Livaditis                                                                           … Continue reading

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Les Amants de Teruel / The Lovers of Teruel (Musical-Ballet-Film 1962) ~ Music: Mikis Theodorakis

* Introduction                                                                                                                                   We, those who have listened more than once to Theodorakis’ music, must know one special song of the film “Les Amants de Teruel”:  title of the song: “Omorfi Poli” / “Beautiful City”. It has been originally sung by Edith … Continue reading

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