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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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Theodorakis’ and Kazantzakis’ “Zorbas” was born in Kolindros, Greece

* Updated: October 15 / 20:55 The life of Zorba the Greek is so much related to the book with the same title, and the film as well, that everybody will associate him with the imaginary figure from the book, … Continue reading

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Zorba the Greek: The ballet

. Intro: when I started writing this post, five years ago, there was a video available on YouTube, with the full length of the ballet in Verona, Italy. The video disappeared and is not available anymore, nowhere, only on a DVD. I … Continue reading

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