Music from Greece – Maria Farantouri

Maria Farantouri (sometimes spelt Maria Farandouri) (Greek: Μαρία Φαραντούρη) ,born in Athens on 28 November 1947, is a Greek singer and also a political and cultural activist. She has collaborated with prominent Greek composers such as Mikis Theodorakis, who wrote the score for Pablo Neruda’s Canto General, which Farantouri performed.

You remember Mikis Theodorakis wrote also the main title for the film Alexis Sobas

Here is her song “To Mystiko ” the second one is also a song from Theodorakis , the secret national anthem of Greece “Sto peroigiali ” ( oh i love this song <3)

 

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