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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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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

Age: 82

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

Profession: Television director, Journalist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Credits: Rembetiko, Oh Babylon

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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

Age: 74

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Profession: Film Score Composer, Screenwriter, Actor, Composer, Singer

Credits: The Beekeper, Loaf and Camouflage, The Suspended Step of the Stork, The Blue Villa, Meteor and Shadow, + more

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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 ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Profession: Film Score Composer, Actor, Composer

Credits: The Lovers on the Bridge

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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

Age: Died at 61 (1932-1993)

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Credits: The Poppy Is Also a Flower, Someone Behind the Door, Taxi for Tobruk, The Upper Hand, Teheran 43, + more

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