Composers Famous Composers from Greece

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List of notable or famous composers from Greece, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Greece and even some popular composers who immigrated to Greece. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Greek composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Greece is included when available.

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This historic composers from Greece list can help answer the questions "Who are some Greek composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Greece?" These prominent composers of Greece may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Greek composers.

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Costas Ferris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Greece
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Costas Ferris is a Greek film director, writer, actor, and producer. He wrote the lyrics of Aphrodite's Child's album 666. His 1983 film Rembetiko won the Silver Bear at the 34th Berlin International Film Festival. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 83

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

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Dimitris Poulikakos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Greece
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Dimitris Poulikakos is a Greek actor and rock singer. He hails from Mani, Greece. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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Georges Aperghis is a Greek composer working primarily in the field of experimental music theater but has also composed a large amount of non-programmatic chamber music. He is married to actress Édith Scob and lives in France. Aperghis studied with Iannis Xenakis and founded the music and theater company ATEM. He was a "composer in residence" in Strasbourg, France. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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Georges Garvarentz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Greece
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Georges Diran Garvarentz was an Armenian-French composer, noted for his music for films and Charles Aznavour's songs. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 61 (1932-1993)

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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