Tag Archives: Greece

The spirit of freedom

Updated: 23 February 2018 . Introduction Last week I opened an Instagram account to post photos related with the Music of Mikis Theodorakis. On the moment I am working at a serial of photos with poets, who inspired Mikis Theodorakis … Continue reading

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Theodorakis’ Songs Singers

Many, mostly Greek, song singers have interpreted Mikis Theodorakis’ songs. Probably all of them. To name them all would make the list too long. Therefore some of them: remarkable, unique, excellent, highly talented interpreters and what makes me compare them … Continue reading

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Arja Saijonmaa’s influencer: Mikis Theodorakis

Arja Saijonmaa (born 1 December 1944) is a Finnish singer, political activist and occasional actress. A lot about her career has been written in several Wikipedia languages, but hardly anywhere one can find information about herself: is she married? Does … Continue reading

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Ill met by moonlight

‘Ill met’ is the opposite of ‘well met’, an archaic greeting meaning ‘It is fortunate that we meet’, or simply ‘nice to see you’. This means that “Ill met by moonlight” could mean:  ‘It’s bad luck that we have met … Continue reading

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Canto General in 2017

  Song (Canto) for the world, for humanity When finally understanding the Spanish words (English translation) of the poem Canto General, I am surprised how futuristic this collection of poems was when it was written. Pablo Neruda started with it … Continue reading

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